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裸体做官 (luǒtǐ zuòguān): naked official

This naked official puts “public funds” into a bag labeled “corruption.” The official is in China, while his wife and daughter are abroad.
An official exposed while transferring assets to his family in North America.
A naked official (裸官 luǒ guān for short) is a corrupt official who funnels illegally obtained public funds to his family and children, who reside overseas; thus, the official appears naked (without assets) but is really preparing a nest egg outside of China.

Between 1978 and 2003, the Ministry of Commerce estimates that about 4,000 corrupt officials left China, taking with them at least USD$50 billion.

Former Chongqing Party Secretary Bo Xilai is perhaps China’s most notorious naked official. Although his income was just US$1600 per month, he managed to send his son Guagua to an elite British boarding school, then Oxford and Harvard. Bo’s wife, Gu Kailai, was given a suspended death sentence for murdering family friend Neil Heywood after he allegedly demanded a larger cut of an illegal overseas money transfer.

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