China jails 16 Crown Resorts staff
Shanghai, China – 26 June 2017 –
A Chinese court has convicted 19 current and former employees of Australia’s Crown Resorts company on gambling-related charges, handing jail terms to 16 of them, including three Australians.
The defendants pleaded guilty and 16 were given nine- and 10-month sentences, which include time served since they were arrested in October, meaning they could be released over the next two months, Agence France-Presse reported.
They were fined a total of US$1.25 million. Three others who were granted bail in November were neither fined nor jailed. … Read More