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02.21.2014 19:09

Sichuan Businessman Charged with Gang Activities Linked to Ex-Official's Son

Sichuan Hanlong Group chairman Liu Han bought tourism asset in poor location from Zhou Bin for 20 million yuan
By Staff reporter Luo Jieqi

(Beijing) – A Sichuan tycoon who has been charged with a host of gang-related crimes including murder was a close business partner of a former top leader's son, himself caught in a corruption inquiry.

Prosecutors say Sichuan Hanlong Group chairman Liu Han, his brother and 36 others ran a "mafia style" gang that committed crimes including murder, blackmail and running guns. Liu is involved in mining, property and power businesses.

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