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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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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

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

Four Chicago Cops Were Responsible For 200 Internal Affairs Complaints in a Five Year Period

News : Reason (yesterday)

A Freedom of Information request by the Chicago Tribune has yielded a list of officers who collected at least 11 complaints each between 2001 and 2006, when a scandal over how corrupt the Special Operations Sections (SOS) of the Chi... Read Post


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