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China releases details of 22 high-profile overseas fugitives

CCTV.com

04-29-2017 11:09 BJT

(Source: CGTN)

China's corruption watchdog has also issued specific information on 22 high-profile overseas fugitives.

According to the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, all 22 are on the 100 most-wanted Interpol red notice. Michael Ching, also known as Cheng Muyang is suspected of embezzlement and concealment of illegal gains. He is the son of Cheng Weigao, the former Secretary of Hebei Provincial Committee of the CPC. Wang Liming, the former head of the Hainan branch of the Bank of China, is also suspected of malpractice.

Guo Wengui, is a businessman suspected of major fraud. He used his subordinates to create phony contracts and took out a fraudulent loan of 464 million US dollars from the Agricultural Bank of China. Guo, fled overseas about three years ago. He formed an exclusive club for wealthy and influential people -- and members included Ma Jian, former vice-minister of State security, and Zhang Yue, the top official in charge of political and legal affairs in Hebei province. Both Ma and Zhang are currently being investigated.