China's most-wanted economic fugitive Yang Xiuzhu surrenders

China's most-wanted economic fugitive Yang Xiuzhu surrenders
 

A woman who Beijing named as its most-wanted economic fugitive has returned to China after 13 years on the run.
Yang Xiuzhu is accused of embezzling more than $40m (£26m) when working as a public official.
Ms Yang, 70, was detained in the United States in 2014 after she tried to enter the country using a fake Dutch passport.
She is a high-profile target in Chinese President Xi Jinping's crackdown on corruption.
Ms Yang handed herself over to Chinese authorities, according to China's government watchdog, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.
Chinese state media said Ms Yang... read more

 
16 November 2016 in World News, Views: 37
Source: BBC
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