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Judge: No bail for Hong Kong man in UN-linked bribery case


October 5, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — A United Nations-linked bribery case against a Hong Kong businessman seems stronger after a prosecutor revealed that a former co-defendant will testify at trial that Chad's president rejected the man's $2 million bribe in 2014, a judge said Thursday.

U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska made the observation as she rejected a renewed bail application by Dr. Chi Ping Patrick Ho. Ho, 68, was arrested in November.

Preska also said the case is stronger now than earlier this year because a judge has rejected Ho's effort to suppress evidence and toss out charges.

His lawyers arg...

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