Richard Wong, represented by Christine Agnew instructed by Mike Schwarz at Bindmans’, was acquitted on Friday 5th December on all charges after a two month trial at Southwark Crown Court. He was charged with conspiracy to furnish false information and bribery. This was the first bribery prosecution by the SFO under the new Bribery Act. Mr Wong, a qualified accountant, was the only defendant to be cleared. His co-accused, who were convicted, received between 6 and 13 years’ imprisonment.
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Cases | 24 Nov 14