CASE ONE The Changchun office of China Great Wall Asset Management sold 33 flats from bankrupt companies. They were sold on average for 54 per cent of the market price and most buyers were either staff or their relatives. CASE TWO In 2003 and last year, the General Administration of Sport told the Sports Lottery Management Centre to pay two firms for printing and distributing lottery tickets. The companies made 558 million yuan in total profits and bought 130 million yuan worth of office space, sharing rent profits with the lottery and sports bodies. CASE THREE In 2002, the Ministry of Land and Natural Resources earmarked 240 million yuan of internal finances for an office building without seeking central government approval. The ministry has already spent 67 million yuan. CASE FOUR In December 2001, the Changsha office of China Cinda Asset Management was entrusted with selling 8.67 hectares of land in Nanhai , Guangdong. Before carrying out a valuation and inviting public tenders, the office accepted deposits from a property company. At the auction, the property company was the only bidder and it paid less than half the market price.