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Entries in CChina Corruption Blotter (8)

Friday
Jun202014

China Corruption Blotter (June 20, 2014)

Tan Qiwei, the deputy director of Chongqing Municipal People’s Congress Standing Committee, is being investigated for discipline violations. He worked under then Chongqing secretary Bo Xilai from 2006 to 2013. Sources said that Tan could be involved in embezzlement of resettlement funds for the Three Gorges Dam project. http://epaper.bjnews.com.cn

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Monday
May122014

China Corruption Blotter (May 12, 2014)

Yang Semao, deputy chief of Wukan Village, Guangdong province, was detained for allegedly taking bribes from public projects in the village. Yang admitted via his microblog Weibo account that he took bribes of $3,263 but donated them to a local school. He has been bailed out to prepare for the upcoming election of the village’s new leadership. Hong Ruichao, another deputy village chief, has also been detained on the same charge. http://news.sohu.com  

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Friday
Mar282014

China Corruption Blotter (March 28, 2014)

Zhang Yinghuan, former deputy mayor of Sanmenxia city in Henan Province, was sentenced to 14 years in prison for taking bribes of over $1.15 million. Zhang was convicted of accepting 72 bribes including cash and property in return to favor bribe-givers in contract awarding, land-use and job promotion. http://news.xinhuanet.com

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Monday
Jan132014

China Corruption Blotter (January 13, 2014)

Huang Fengping, deputy director of the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning, has been suspended and placed under investigation on suspicion of accepting bribes during drug procurements for Shanghai’s Huashan Hospital. He has also been implicated in GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) bribery investigation in China. One of Huang's relatives worked for GSK China. http://news.sohu.com

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Wednesday
Jan082014

China Corruption Blotter (January 8, 2014)

Song Wei, former general manager of Chongqing Liangjiang Water Co Ltd, a subsidiary of state-owned Chongqing Water Group Co Ltd, was sentenced to 13 years in jail for awarding private contractors environmental projects in exchange for bribes worth $641,245. Song pled guilty to his crimes and hence received a lenient sentence. http://news.xinhuanet.com

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Friday
Nov222013

China Corruption Blotter (November 22, 2013)

Guo Chao, the former deputy head of the Standing Committee of People’s Congress in Hefei city (Anhui province), was sentenced to life in prison for bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power. Guo was convicted of taking bribes totaling $963,843 to help construction contractors secure land deals and reduce taxes. Guo also embezzled $1.1 million of public funds and abused his power to cause loss of state assets worth $326,048. http://www.chinanews.com

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Tuesday
Jan082013

China Corruption Blotter (January 8, 2013)

Ningxia Autonomous Region Forestry Bureau director Wang Delin was sacked and expelled from the Party for corruption. A short notice from the Ningxia Commission for Discipline Inspection said Wang was also found to have fabricated evidence to accuse some colleagues of disciplinary violations. http://news.sina.com.cn

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Friday
Jan042013

China Corruption Blotter (January 4, 2013)

The director of the Yang’an Town Medical Center in Shandong Leling City was recently sentenced to 11 years in prison for corruption involving $35,900.

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