China jails Australian businessman for embezzlement
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China jails Australian businessman for embezzlement

Guangzhou : China | Dec 06, 2011 at 8:15 AM PST
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Australian to face court in China

According to the news reports received from China, an Australian businessman Matthew Ng has been sent to jail for 13 years.

Ng is a Chinese-based Auetralian citizen and he was detained by Chinese police in November 2010 in Guangzhou , China. He was charged over embezzlement.

Ng is CEO of a company Et-China which is listed in London but based in Guangzhou, China.

He was sentenced over a dispute between Et-China and a corporation owned by Guangzhou local authorities.

Australian authorities have confirmed the news.

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  • Australia wants transparent appeal from China

      Examiner
    A court in southern China sentenced Australian businessman Matthew Ng to 13 years in jail Tuesday for embezzlement and bribery. Australian Justice Minister Brendan O'Connor raised the case of Ng during a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Thursday...
  • China jails Aust businessman for 13 years

      Sydney Morning Herald
    Story continues below Ng, who founded Et-China, was jailed after an acrimonious dispute with his Chinese business partner, Fairfax has reported. Ng reportedly told the judge presiding over his case at the Guangzhou Intermediate People's Court that he...
  • China jails Australian businessman for 13 years

      Zee News
    Matthew Ng, who was working for travel services group Et-China in the southern city of Guangzhou at the time of his arrest in November 2010, will appeal the verdict, his lawyer said. "Matthew Ng was sentenced to two years for misappropriating company...
  • China sentences Australian CEO to 13 years jail

      Examiner
    The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said in an emailed statement that Matthew Ng planned to appeal the sentence, which was handed down by the Guangzhou Intermediate Court at a hearing Tuesday...Ng is CEO of Et-China, a travel services company...
  • Wife in shock after Australian jailed in China

      Australian Broadcasting Corporation
    Yesterday Matthew Ng was given a fourteen-and-a-half year sentence, of which he will serve 13 years, for embezzlement, corruption, bribery and falsifying records.. The sentence came as a shock to Australian consular officials, his lawyers and family,...
  • Australian's 13-year China jail blow

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    Story continues below Niki Chow and husband Matthew Ng. ''Thirteen years for Matthew, I don't think he can take it,'' Ms Chow said. ''Thirteen years. He was shocked, very shocked, nobody expected the verdict would be today.'' Zheng's wife said her...

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