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Corruption Nation: Why Bo Xilai Matters

3 years agoNews : News Desk

In December, 2006, police in the Chinese territory of Macau arrested Ao Man Long, the region’s secretary for transport and public works, who had been collecting kickbacks over a period of seven years. Investigators found that he and his family had received more than a hundred million U.S. dollars, which he had detailed in a collection of “friendship notebooks.” The indictment itemized so many individual bribes that reading it aloud at his trial took seven hours.
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China indicts ex-politician Bo Xilai for graft

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (last year)

BEIJING (AP) — Disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai was indicted Thursday on charges of corruption, accepting bribes and abuse of power, state media reported, moving China's biggest political scandal in years toward closure. Read Post

China’s Bo Xilai Defiant in First Day of Corruption Trial

News : ABC Headlines Blog (last year)

BEIJING–When disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai was marched out in front of a Jinan courtroom Thursday in the eastern province of Shandong, he was flanked by two towering court officers. They dwarfed the 6’1? former Chinese Polit... Read Post

Registered sex offender found working as Santa Claus at McDonald’s in Texas

News : The Raw Story (3 days ago)

Police questioned a registered sex offender who was working as Santa Claus at a Texas fast-food restaurant, but he was not arrested. Baytown police received a tip that 54-year-old Norman Burback was working at McDonald’s, where chil... Read Post


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