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
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

Topic |   Corruption in China
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
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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