Lu Wei, the former head of the Cyberspace Administration of China, is accused of taking advantage of his position to seek profits for others and illegally accepting a “huge amount” of bribes. Photo: EPA
Lu Wei, the former head of the Cyberspace Administration of China, is accused of taking advantage of his position to seek profits for others and illegally accepting a “huge amount” of bribes. Photo: EPA

China’s prosecutors charge former top internet censor with corruption

Lu Wei was known globally as the flamboyant gatekeeper of the country’s internet

Lu Wei, the former head of the Cyberspace Administration of China, is accused of taking advantage of his position to seek profits for others and illegally accepting a “huge amount” of bribes. Photo: EPA
Lu Wei, the former head of the Cyberspace Administration of China, is accused of taking advantage of his position to seek profits for others and illegally accepting a “huge amount” of bribes. Photo: EPA
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