Appeals Court Reverses Stage Money Counterfeiting Conviction in Hong Kong

Variety | 10/15/2018 | Vivienne Chow
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The film props master who was earlier found guilty of possessing counterfeit money by owning dummy banknotes used in Hong Kong film “Trivisa” had his name cleared on Monday. A High Court ruled that he was improperly convicted.

In an appeal, the court ruled in favor of Cheung Wai-chuen, owner of a well-known film properties company who was sentenced to a four-month suspended sentence in May. Law Yun-lam, a logistics firm employee, received the same sentence.

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In 2016, when crime thriller “Trivisa” was released, Cheung was said to have loaned 9,996 bogus HK$1,000 banknotes to Law for a prank. The police found the banknotes in Law’s car and 223,000 more banknotes...
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