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Miles Guo Was Denied August 2023 Trial Now Asks Again for Bail Citing Pain in Face & CCP

by Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Book Substack

SDNY COURTHOUSE, Nov 27 – After a circus-like civil case involving Guo Wengui in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, which Inner City Press closely covered, here, March 15, 2023 saw the unsealing of a twelve-count Indictment charging

HO WAN KWOK, a/k/a “Miles Guo,” a/k/a “Miles Kwok,” a/k/a “Guo Wengui,” a/k/a “Brother Seven,” a/k/a “The Principal,” and KIN MING JE, a/k/a “William Je,” with various wire fraud, securities fraud, bank fraud, and money laundering charges.  JE, who is KWOK’s financier, is also charged with obstruction of justice.  

   The prosecutors said that "KWOK was arrested this morning in New York, New York, and will be presented this afternoon.  JE is currently at large." 

Not mentioned was another, related arrest on March 15, of Guo's chief of staff Yangping Wang, aka Yvette Wang. Inner City Press, lone media in the Magistrates Court, live tweeted her presentment when the prosecutors, seemingly hoping to flip her as a cooperator, offered release on $5 million bond, but only with two co-signers they approve.

 Minutes later, in a larger courtroom, Guo / Kwok was presented - with a Federal Defender for the day - and detained on consent. Inner City Press live tweeted, thread here

On June 14, Miles Guo's appeal of his detention was denied - full order on Patreon here

On June 6, 2023, Judge Analisa Torres set the trial date: " Trial shall begin April 8, 2024. Defendants' motion for access to a Government-provided, internet-disabled computer for the limited purpose of reviewing discovery is GRANTED."

But on June 27 Guo's counsel wrote "the Court’s Order dated June 26, 2023 (the “Order”). The Order provides the Court’s bases for overruling the defendants’ request for a speedy trial and for setting a trial date in this matter of April 8, 2024. - full June 27 letter on Patreon here

On June 29, Judge Torres granted Guo's motion to amend - but DENIED him any moving up of the trial, ruling it will remain in April 2024." Order on Patreon here

On November 27, Guo filed again for bail, citing "sharp needle-like pains in the left side of his face" and criticizing the Government's decision, in August 2023 to publicly reveal that [REDACTED.] Notice of motion here

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The case is US v. Kwok, et al., 23-cr-118  (Torres)


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