'Lawyer' Jailed For HK$440m Money Laundering Scam in Hong Kong Claimed His Lack of Legal Knowledge Was to Blame

From South China Morning Post

A Hong Kong man who claimed to have qualified as a lawyer on the mainland said he was lured into helping others launder more than HK$440 million due to his lack of legal knowledge, the District Court heard yesterday.

Leung Ying-kit, 35, was jailed for 2-1/2 years after having been convicted at his trial last month of one count of conspiracy to launder the money between August 2004 and May 2008.

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