Chinese prosecutors approve arrest of top food executive for bribery

Wang Zongnan, a former Communist official, held top jobs in the Chinese food and retail industries

The Chinese crackdown on bribery continues, and judging by the government’s most recent arrest warrant, not even former governmental officials are safe.

On August 11, the Shanghai prosecutor’s office announced that it had approved the arrest of Wang Zongnan for suspected bribery and embezzlement. Wang, a former Communist Party official, was the head of leading Chinese food group Bright Food Group Co. before retiring in 2013 at the age of 59.

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