Zhou Zhengyi made a fortune in China’s boom years but was jailed in 2007. Photo: Handout Zhou Zhengyi made a fortune in China’s boom years but was jailed in 2007. Photo: Handout
Zhou Zhengyi made a fortune in China’s boom years but was jailed in 2007. Photo: Handout

Fallen Chinese tycoon Zhou Zhengyi to be given early release from prison after sentence for corruption is cut

  • Property magnate was once described as Shanghai’s richest man but was sentenced to 16 years in prison in 2007
  • Businessman, known as Chau Ching-ngai in Hong Kong, is still on city’s wanted list but there is no extradition arrangement in force

Topic |   Corruption in China
Zhou Zhengyi made a fortune in China’s boom years but was jailed in 2007. Photo: Handout Zhou Zhengyi made a fortune in China’s boom years but was jailed in 2007. Photo: Handout
Zhou Zhengyi made a fortune in China’s boom years but was jailed in 2007. Photo: Handout
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