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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Four customs officials in Shanghai detained for corruption

Four senior officials at Shanghai Customs have been detained in a graft probe, signaling that China’s anti-corruption campaign has reached increasingly deeper into Shanghai’s officialdom.

Local English news portal Caixin.com said various sources confirmed that the detained officials are Bian Zuyao, former deputy head of Shanghai Customs, Ling Xiong, director of the Waigaoqiao District anti-smuggling bureau, Zhu Liang, director of the Processing Trade Supervision Division, and Han Jinxi, former director of the No.… Continue Reading

PTC subpoenaed in China payments probe

PTC Inc. said Tuesday it received an SEC  subpoena in connection with an FCPA investigation that appears to have widened since the company first announced the start of settlement talks with the DOJ and SEC in February.Continue Reading

Shanghai using software to track crooked doctors

The Shanghai Health Bureau announced plans to more widely implement software designed to identify corrupt doctors through their prescription habits.
 
Officials say the program can detect when a doctor overprescribes certain medication in exchange for kickbacks or bribes from the drug manufacturer, an often-noted problem in China’s hospitals.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (October 8, 2012)

Yibin City (Sichuan Province) vice mayor Chen Guangli was handed a suspended death sentence and stripped of all political rights for accepting bribes of more than $3.5 million to manipulate the bidding process on 11 separate government projects.… Continue Reading