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Asylee Says Chinese Bank Had Him Tortured [USA]

A political asylee claims the China Construction Bank had him…imprisoned and tortured to prevent him from exposing a vice president's fraud. Liu Bo Shan, who was granted asylum in 1997, sued the New York City branch of China Construction Bank under the Torture Victims Protection Act and the Alien Tort Statute. In his federal complaint, Shan…has documented the "open hostility and lack of an independent judiciary" when he tried to redress the abuse in China…In…1993, Shan says he was assigned to audit a loan discrepancy…and noticed that China Construction Bank Vice President…had issued false bank deposit certificates. Shan claims that after he submitted an audit report to a director…the bank called the police knowing that it "was substantially certain he would be tortured."…

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