Former Top UN Official Accused in Chinese Bribery Investigation

Former Top UN Official Accused in Chinese Bribery InvestigationSix people, including former United Nations General Assembly President John Ashe, were charged today in a wide-ranging corruption and bribery scheme related to business projects in the Chinese gambling hub of Macau. Ashe was President of the General Assembly in 2013. Ambassador Francis Lorenzo is a naturalized U.S. citizen, but has been a U.N. diplomat representing the Dominican Republic for the last 11 years, according to the complaint.

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