An incomplete list of corrupt officials at large – Xinhua

From Xinhuanet, translated by CDT:

“Take the money and run” is the profile of corrupt government officials in China. Together with the escaping officials is the outflow of appropriated capital. From 1988 to 2002, a total of $191.357 billion was transferred abroad. And the number is increasing.

A recent Chinese government report indicates that among the more than 4,000 officials fleeing abroad, 88 percent are from the finance sector or state-owned-enterprises. The report admits that an exact number is very hard to obtain. [Full text in Chinese]

Download here an Excel file of an incomplete list of the corrupt officials now residing abroad.

July 11, 2006 8:20 AM
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