Meng Hongwei

Chinese politician, president of Interpol

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Meng Hongwei: Chinese politician, president of Interpol
Meng Hongwei is a former Chinese politician and police officer who was the president of Interpol from 2016 to 2018. He also served as vice-minister of Public Security in China from 2004 to 2018. Meng purportedly resigned in absentia in October 2018 via Chinese officials after he was secretly detained and accused of taking bribes by Chinese anti-corruption authorities.


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Meng Hongwei: China sentences ex-Interpol chief to 13 years in jail

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Chinese court jails former Interpol chief for 13-1/2 years over graft

A court in China on Tuesday jailed former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei for 13-1/2 years and fined him 2 million yuan ($290,000) for receiving bribes and abuse of official positions.
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Wife of arrested Chinese ex-Interpol president sues agency

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The wife of former Interpol President Meng Hongwei is suing the international police agency, accusing Interpol of failing to protect him from arrest in China and failing to protect his family. Meng's..
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Former Interpol chief admits guilt in Chinese court hearing

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BEIJING--Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei admitted his guilt during a court hearing on Thursday after Chinese prosecutors accused him of taking 14.5 million yuan ($2.11 million or 227 million yen) in..
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Ex-Interpol chief pleads guilty to corruption, China says

ex-interpol chief pleads guilty to corruption, china says
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