Victim of Hong Kong’s costliest heist says jail terms for burglars ‘too lenient’, given HK$5 billion value of stolen items


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The victim of the costliest heist in Hong Kong has called the jail terms for three burglars “too lenient” after they stole an estimated HK$5 billion (US$637 million) worth of antiques from his flat in the city. Speaking to the Post from his home in Guangzhou on Friday, mainland Chinese collector Fu Chunxiao, whose stolen collection included a calligraphy scroll by Mao Zedong, also revealed plans to donate some of the items reclaimed by police to authorities. “I felt the sentence is too lenient given the value of the lost items. But I’m not familiar with Hong Kong’s laws, so...