China Accuses Ex-Interpol Chief of Bribery, Other Crimes

Meng Hongwei, President, INTERPOL. Credit: Diarmuid Greene / Web Summit / Sportsfile

(From AP News)

Chinese authorities said Monday they are investigating the former president of Interpol [Meng Hongwei] for bribery and other crimes and indicated that political transgressions may have also landed the Chinese official in trouble. . . .

Meng is now the latest high-ranking official, and one with an unusually prominent international standing, to fall victim to a sweeping crackdown by the ruling party.

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