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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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Former Chinese leader Bo Xilai faces criminal investigation

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

Chinese prosecutors have put disgraced former leader Bo Xilai under investigation for alleged criminal offenses, China's state news agency Xinhua said Friday. Read Post

China indicts ex-politician Bo Xilai for graft

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (12 months ago)

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

Ex-New Orleans Mayor Sentenced for Corruption, Senate Dems Seek to Reverse Hobby Lobby Ruling, Wiped Phone Data May Be Recoverable: P.M. Links

News : Reason (2 days ago)

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for 20 counts of bribery and corruption for gifts and kickbacks related to city contracts he received both before and after Hurricane Katrina. The Senate ha... Read Post


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