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Macao billionaire’s charity and character helps secure four-year sentence

By Clara Hudson

11 May 2018

Macao billionaire’s charity and character helps secure four-year sentence

Thurgood Marshall Courthouse in Manhattan where the Ng trial is taking place. istockphoto.com/SeanPavonePhoto

A Manhattan federal court took Macao billionaire Ng Lap Seng’s “various acts of kindness” into consideration when sentencing him to 48 months in prison for bribing UN officials.