How a Hong Kong millionaire's bribery case exposes China's corruption problem in Africa
Updated 8:44 PM ET, Fri February 9, 2018
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- Former Hong Kong home secretary Chi Ping Patrick Ho allegedly offered African leaders $2.9 million in bribes
- The deals were plotted from the corridors of the United Nations in New York
- The case gives rare insight into Chinese corruption in Africa
(CNN)It sounds like a Hollywood movie. A respected Hong Kong financial magnate allegedly plans a clandestine meeting with the president of Chad in the middle of the dusty Sahara Desert, and offers him a $2 million gift to secure oil rights for a Chinese conglomerate.