Chongqing sex tape scandal

Chongqing charges six with using sex videos to blackmail officials

A court in Chongqing has charged six people with working together to blackmail government officials by recording videos of them having sex, Xinhua reported yesterday.

Thursday, 23 May, 2013, 5:01am 1 comment

Woman at centre of Chongqing sex tape scandal faces years in jail

Zhao Hongxia. Photo: screenshot via Weibo

The woman who appeared in a sex tape that forced a Chongqing district level party chief  to resign and triggered the expulsion of 10 other officials has been handed to prosecutors after being  charged with extortion, the

3 May 2013 - 1:43pm 2 comments

Woman in Chongqing sex tape asks media for privacy

The woman believed to be Zhao Hongxia, as posted on Sina Weibo. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Zhao Hongxia, the woman at the centre of a Chongqing sex tape scandal, implored the media to protect the identities of her husband and son on Monday.

5 Feb 2013 - 4:12pm

Woman in Chongqing sex tape arrested on extortion charges

The woman believed to be Zhao Hongxia, as posted on Sina Weibo. Photo: SCMP Pictures

The woman who appeared in a sex tape that forced a Chongqing district level party chief  to resign and triggered the expulsion of 10 other officials has been arrested and charged with extortion, reported

31 Jan 2013 - 11:48am

Police visit home of Chongqing sex tape whistle-blower

Whistle-blower Zhu Ruifeng speaks to reporters after being questioned by police for a whole day in Beijing on January 28. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song

Zhu Ruifeng, the whistle-blower in the Chongqing sex tape scandal, said on his weibo on Sunday that police had harassed him at his Beijing home and that he feared for his safety.

28 Jan 2013 - 6:26pm