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Taiwanese spy operation led to Chinese official’s dismissal, claims leaked cable

“The puzzling resignation of China’s minister of finance was caused by his sexual involvement with a Taiwanese spy, who extracted classified information from him, according to a leaked American diplomatic cable. At the time of his 2007 resignation, Jin Renqing, a Communist Party bureaucrat with over 40 years of financial affairs experience, was regarded as Asia’s preeminent finance technocrat.”

(Source: Taiwanese spy operation led to Chinese official’s dismissal, claims leaked cable | intelNews.org.)

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