The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public
Accountants (HKICPA) has permanently revoked the membership of Lam
Sing Keung, an accountant who was jailed for 18 months in June 2008
over fraud charges.

Keung, the former finance director of Hong
Kong Stock Exchange-listed telecommunication company PCCW, was
found to have conspired with another person to defraud the

The HKICPA also ordered Keung to pay the
disciplinary hearing costs of HK$42,102 ($5,396).