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Huanqiu on Corrupt Chinese Officials Hiding in the U.S.

Huanqiu published a report on corrupt Chinese officials who have fled China. The report was titled, “U.S. Media: China Has Provided a List of a Thousand Corrupt Chinese Officials Who have Fled to the U.S.”

“Since the 18th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, China’s anti-corruption and clean government measures have attracted attention both at home and abroad. One hot topic is how to bring those criminals who are corrupt officials and have fled China to justice. The U.S. media said that China has provided the U.S. with a list of such corrupt officials. The list contains the names of more than 1,000 people. Although from time to time the United States publishes the so-called news that ‘the U.S. will help China arrest corrupt officials,’ due to the lack of an extradition treaty and because of the complexity and the lengthy judicial procedures, apprehending those corrupt officials hiding in the United States faces numerous difficulties. In the past 10 years, only two people were repatriated from the United States to China, while recently, the exodus of corrupt officials has been speeding up. Some U.S. law enforcement officials and legal professionals have told the Global Times reporter that China and the U.S. should truly carry out judicial cooperation through diplomacy and bring these corrupt officials to justice. At the same time, China and the U.S. should pay attention to the new characteristics of the funds from corruption that are fleeing China and close the loopholes in surveillance and control that have allowed these corrupt funds to escape from China.” 
Source: Huanqiu reprinted by Xinhua, May 12, 2014