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Corruption Nation: Why Bo Xilai Matters

2 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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Police Arrest More Than 1,000 Organized Crime Suspects in Hong Kong

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Police arrested more than 1,000 people and seized millions of dollars worth of illicit goods during a massive anti-crime joint operation by Hong Kong, Macau and Chinese police, authorities said Thursday.Nearly 2,500 locations, inclu... Read Post

Duncan Larcombe the Sun's Royal Editor Held In Corruption Probe

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

The Sun's royal editor has been arrested by police investigating alleged corrupt payments to public officials, it has been reported. Duncan Larcombe, 36, was held in a dawn swoop on his home in Kent on suspicionof conspiracy to corr... Read Post

Sun journalist arrested in corruption probe

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

(Reuters) - Police arrested a journalist working for Rupert Murdoch's British Sun newspaper on suspicion of corruption on Tuesday as part of a wide-reaching investigation centred on allegations of phone-hacking by newspaper reporter... Read Post


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