Chinese officials jailed over information leaks


Two Chinese government officials were on Monday sentenced to lengthy prison terms after being found guilty of leaking confidential economic data to stock traders before the official releases, according to state prosecutors.

Wu Chaoming, a researcher at the Finance Institute of the People's Bank of China, was sentenced to six years in prison. Sun Zhen, who worked for the National Bureau of Statistics, was given a four-year sentence for profiting by selling state secrets.

Both were paid large fees

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: