Former Home Affairs Secretary Patrick Ho Chi-ping, who had been working for a subsidiary of CEFC China Energy after he left the Hong Kong government, is accused of sending US$2.9 million worth of bribes to Chad’s president, Uganda’s foreign minister and Ho’s co-defendant Cheikh Gadio, formerly Senegal’s foreign minister. Photo: Tony CheungFormer Home Affairs Secretary Patrick Ho Chi-ping, who had been working for a subsidiary of CEFC China Energy after he left the Hong Kong government, is accused of sending US$2.9 million worth of bribes to Chad’s president, Uganda’s foreign minister and Ho’s co-defendant Cheikh Gadio, formerly Senegal’s foreign minister. Photo: Tony Cheung
Former Home Affairs Secretary Patrick Ho Chi-ping, who had been working for a subsidiary of CEFC China Energy after he left the Hong Kong government, is accused of sending US$2.9 million worth of bribes to Chad’s president, Uganda’s foreign minister and Ho’s co-defendant Cheikh Gadio, formerly Senegal’s foreign minister. Photo: Tony Cheung

Hong Kong ex-home secretary Patrick Ho’s arrest came amid US corruption crackdown on individuals

The US Department of Justice began intensifying its focus on individuals suspected of corruption in a pilot programme two years ago

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Former Home Affairs Secretary Patrick Ho Chi-ping, who had been working for a subsidiary of CEFC China Energy after he left the Hong Kong government, is accused of sending US$2.9 million worth of bribes to Chad’s president, Uganda’s foreign minister and Ho’s co-defendant Cheikh Gadio, formerly Senegal’s foreign minister. Photo: Tony CheungFormer Home Affairs Secretary Patrick Ho Chi-ping, who had been working for a subsidiary of CEFC China Energy after he left the Hong Kong government, is accused of sending US$2.9 million worth of bribes to Chad’s president, Uganda’s foreign minister and Ho’s co-defendant Cheikh Gadio, formerly Senegal’s foreign minister. Photo: Tony Cheung
Former Home Affairs Secretary Patrick Ho Chi-ping, who had been working for a subsidiary of CEFC China Energy after he left the Hong Kong government, is accused of sending US$2.9 million worth of bribes to Chad’s president, Uganda’s foreign minister and Ho’s co-defendant Cheikh Gadio, formerly Senegal’s foreign minister. Photo: Tony Cheung
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