2,723 corrupt officials investigated in China in 2010, including six at ministerial level

16:48, March 11, 2011      

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China investigated 2,723 corrupt officials at or above the county level in 2010, including 188 at the prefecture level and six at the ministerial level, Procurator-General Cao Jianming said Friday.

Prosecutors arrested 1,282 fugitives with work-related crimes in 2010 and recovered illicit money and goods worth of 7.4 billion yuan (112.5 million U.S. dollars), Cao said in a report delivered at the ongoing annual parliamentary session.

Source: Xinhua
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