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China Corruption Blotter (August 31, 2012)

Guangdong Xiashan District (Zhanjiang City) Party Secretary Liang Bizhi was recently given double expulsion by the Guangdong Provincial Commission for Discipline Inspection following his arrest for bribery, embezzlement, and patronizing prostitutes. Arrested in April, Liang now awaits trial. http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2012-08-29/081725058084.shtml

An electric meter Inspector identified only as Lu was sentenced to ten years in prison for defrauding his employer of $76,424. Lu was tasked with meter reading, fee collection, and safekeeping company money. Using fake stamps, he forged 31 bank payment receipts between April and October 2010. http://bj.bendibao.com/news/2012825/83576.shtm

Beijing (Chaoyang District) Agriculture Committee Secretary Wang Baojun was sentenced to ten years in prison for corruption involving $40,784. Wang’s is one of a series of corruption prosecutions against the agriculture committee following the arrest of some of the committee’s finance staff. Former Chaoyang District deputy mayor Liu Xiquan is also facing charges for corruption totaling $282,348 in connection with the case. http://finance.ifeng.com/roll/20120829/6957655.shtml

Peking University’s Student Union election has been thoroughly corrupted, according to a recent microblog expose by Zhongsheng Investment Group Executive Director Wang Liqun. According to Wang, a student running for vice president of the union would need to shell out $7,846 to $12,553 to buy votes. Those vying for the post of president would need to spend up to $47,073. Wang said this last amount is equivalent to what one would pay to become chief of a local police station. http://news.cnool.net/0-1-20/107244.html

Former Deputy Director of the Shaoyang Public Security Bureau Cai Yabin was sentenced to 12 years in prison for corruption-related offenses. Cai made use of his position to garner $343,633 in bribes from 1997 to 2012. In 2006, Cai also paid nearly $11,000 to the former Xiangtan Public Security Bureau chief (identified as Huang). Cai was also unable to account for almost $941,460 of his family assets. http://leaders.people.com.cn/n/2012/0826/c58278-18834022.html

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Chua Guan Cheong is a senior journalist with ethiXbase and the China Compliance Digest.

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