China seeking help during APEC from US, Canada, Australia in global hunt for corrupt officials

November 8, 2014 4:45 AM

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China seeking help during APEC from US, Canada, Australia in global hunt for corrupt officials

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Secretariat Alan Bollard speaks about an initiative to setup an anti-corruption and transparency network between APEC members during a press conference ahead of the APEC Economic Leaders' Week to be held in Beijing, China. China’s graft busters want foreign help in their “fox hunt” for corrupt officials who have fled the country and stashed their ill-gotten loot abroad, but misgivings about Chinese justice may deter the U.S. and other nations from wholeheartedly joining the chase. When leaders of Asia Pacific countries meet on Nov. 10-11, 2014 in Beijing, they are expected to endorse a network for member nations to share information on corruption cases and help recover assets that have been moved across borders illegally. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) (The Associated Press)

FILE - In this April 16, 2004 file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Yu Zhendong, right, a criminal suspect accused of embezzling $485 million from a Chinese state-owned bank, is arrested by Chinese police after he was returned by U.S. authorities under a promise he won't be executed, at...

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