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Shanxi anti-corruption official booted for corruption

6 years agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A Shanxi official in charge of fighting out corruption has been fired after being caught being... well, corrupted. Zhao Mingwen, the head of a watchdog commission at Jinzhong city's Public Security Bureau had arranged a police escort for his mothers' funeral procession earlier this month. When journalists tried to film the passing motorcade, they were assaulted and had their cameras stolen by his people.
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Juror dismissed in Bell, Calif., corruption case

News : The Newsroom (2 years ago)

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Police official holding 8 fake IDs sacked in Shanxi

China / Shanghai : Shanghaiist (5 months ago)

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