Ma Jian, the former deputy head of China’s state security ministry, has been given a life sentence for corruption. Photo: Handout

One of China’s former top spy chiefs gets life sentence for taking US$15.8 million in bribes, insider trading

  • Ma Jian, former deputy head of the Ministry of State Security, also fined US$7.3 million for crimes committed over 15-year period
  • Guilty verdict handed down four years after Ma was detained
Topic |   Corruption in China

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Ma Jian, the former deputy head of China’s state security ministry, has been given a life sentence for corruption. Photo: Handout
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