Immigration Gives Bail to Chinese Fugitive Lai

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Tuesday, May 1, 2001
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
17
Issue: 
5
208
Abstract: 
On March 9, 2001, Alistain Boulton, counsel for fugitive Chinese businessman Lai Changxing and his wife, Tsang Mingna, announced that the Canadian Immigration authorities had allowed their release under a house arrest scheme. The couple had been detained since November 23, 2000. The P.R.C. seeks Lai on charges of directing a multi-billion-dollar massive smuggle ring, for which the P.R.C. already has sentenced 14 people to death and implicated some 200 government officials and businessmen…[more]