Netizen: Chongqing Official Escapes to Canada With 300
JUST A MONTH after Canada deported alleged smuggling kingpin Lai Changxing back to China, the traffic is going in
reverse again: A Chinese netizen claimed that a local Chongqing official had
escaped to Canada with 300 million yuan (US$47 million).
The netizen, known as Carrot Dan Dan Noodles (罗卜担担面), said that Huang
Xiaoling, an official at the Chongqing Administration of Land, Resources, and
Housing, has escaped to Toronto with 10 relatives. Even though he left the
country on a travel visa, he is now applying for political asylum, according to
Chongqing Morning Post.
While it is unconfirmed if Huang has smuggled the money or applied for
asylum, the newspaper did confirm that Huang has bought airplane tickets to
leave the country in mid-August—and that itself is enough to enrage Chinese
Sea in Old Qindao (老青岛的海) commented:
These unscrupulous officials!
Laoliu Zhang Mantou (老六_张馒头) posted:
The main struggle in Chinese society is
between the wisdom of the people and the trickery of the
500 Years Tang Monk (500年唐僧) said:
Lai Changxing has been deported back already. They still dare to escape?
Especially to Canada?
Lai Changxing, deemed “China’s most wanted fugitive," was deported back to
China after spending 12 years in Vancouver. A Canadian federal court judge
upheld the decision after citing assurances by Chinese authorities that Lai will
not be executed or tortured upon his return.
According to an earlier Epoch Times report:
The case in China against Lai involved smuggling of around 50 billion yuan
(US$7.76 billion) in goods and a tax evasion charge of
30 billion yuan (US$4.65 billion). It is said to be the largest case of economic
crime since the establishment of the Chinese communist regime in 1949. It is
also a case that involves hundreds of regime officials, making Lai’s return a