Chinese national Ruochen “Tony” Liao, 28, who worked at a luxury car dealership, died in 2018 after being abducted in California by three men demanding a US$2 million ransom. Photo: AFP
Chinese national Ruochen “Tony” Liao, 28, who worked at a luxury car dealership, died in 2018 after being abducted in California by three men demanding a US$2 million ransom. Photo: AFP

Two men charged in US over 2018 kidnapping of Chinese national Ruochen Liao

  • The Chinese luxury car dealer went missing after a US$2 million ransom demand, and his body was later found in California’s Mojave Desert
  • Two Chinese nationals were accused last year of orchestrating the abduction, and the two men charged on Wednesday are believed to have assisted them

Chinese national Ruochen “Tony” Liao, 28, who worked at a luxury car dealership, died in 2018 after being abducted in California by three men demanding a US$2 million ransom. Photo: AFP
Chinese national Ruochen “Tony” Liao, 28, who worked at a luxury car dealership, died in 2018 after being abducted in California by three men demanding a US$2 million ransom. Photo: AFP
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