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US Seeks Prison Time for Macau Billionaire in UN Bribery Case

The U.S. government on Friday asked a judge to sentence Macau billionaire Ng Lap Seng to more than six years in prison, after his conviction last July for bribing two U.N. ambassadors to help him build a multibillion-dollar conference center. Prosecutors made their request in a filing with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan and are also seeking a $2 million fine. The request came four weeks after Ng’s lawyers urged that their 69-year-old client be sentenced to time served and allowed...

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