Australia releases prisoner convicted in China of fraud

June 15, 2016 6:31 AM

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CANBERRA, Australia – An official says Australia has granted early release to an Australian businessman convicted in China of financial crimes and transferred home under a prisoner exchange agreement.

Matthew Ng was the first of only two Australian citizens who have been able to come home to Australia under a five-year-old prisoner swap deal with China.

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