Sunday, August 14, 2005

White Collar Sentences in China Tougher than in US

The New York Times reports here that a leading banker in China, convicted of embezzlement, has been given a sentence of death.  The sentence was suspended. 

So for those, like me, who thought Bernard Ebbers, Jamie Olis, and the Rigas' sentences were too high - I guess they certainly weren't according to the standards used in China.

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http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/2005/08/white_collar_se.html

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