On October 28, 2014, Xinhua published a short news release titled, “Xu Caihou’s Case of Alleged Bribery Transferred for Prosecution.” According to Xinhua, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Military Procuratorate has officially completed its investigation into Xu’s bribery case and will transfer his case over to process for regular prosecution (lawsuit). Xu confessed that he had taken “particularly huge bribes,” directly or through family members in exchange fot helping others gain job promotions and other personal interests. Xu Caihou is a former member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China, Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) and General of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army. His military position was just below the former top CCP chairman, Jiang Zemin, who was the CMC chairman.
Source: Xinhua, October 28, 2014