China’s anti-corruption campaign, which has been ongoing since 2012, has caught another victim within its nets. Former vice-mayor of Longyan, Chen Shengyi, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. His crime? He was proven guilty of committing adultery and taking bribes.
Chen is the latest government official to join the long list of names of high-profile individuals involved in sex scandals.
Other members of the infamous club include Dai Chunning, the former vice-president of China Export and Credit Insurance Co.; Zhou Yongkang, a former member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee; and Ji Wenlin, who once served as vice-governor of Hainan Province. What sparked the long list of persecuted public figures and officials, however, was Dai’s alleged adultery.
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