Chinese Tycoons Implicated in LA Corruption

Scandal amid worsening relations between Washington and Beijing

By: Toh Han Shih

Yet another flashpoint between China and the United States is cooking in Southern California, where two Shenzhen property tycoons have been accused of paying bribes to a US official, Jose Huizar, to advance mega-projects like building the “tallest skyscraper west of the Mississippi River,” a 77-story structure, in Los Angeles.

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