Ex-Employees Retraining Board staffers admit HK$168,000 fraud

Friday, May 22, 2020

A former assistant principal and a former employee of a training body, admitted at the West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts today that they had conspired to defraud the Employees Retraining Board of funding of HK$168,000 by falsifying the attendance records of course participants.
Cho Man-wo, 35, former assistant principal of Hong Kong School of Commerce, and Cheung Ho-cheung, 33, former project coordinator of HKSC, pleaded guilty to a joint charge of conspiracy to defraud, the Independent Commission Against Corruption, said.
Principal Magistrate Peter Law Tak-chuen adjourned the case until June 12 for sentence and granted the defendants cash bail.