A Conservative Journalist Admitted To Taking $100,000 From A Financier Connected To A Controversial Chinese Billionaire

A Conservative Journalist Admitted To Taking $100,000 From A Financier Connected To A Controversial Chinese Billionaire

Gertz testified that Guo turned him down; Gertz then approached Hong Kong financier William Je, whom he described as an “associate” of Guo’s. Je supplied the journalist with the loan of $100,000. Gertz said in his deposition that he did not remember whether Guo encouraged him to approach Je.

Gertz testified that he had asked Je about the source of the money and was told that it was from a “sovereign wealth fund in the Middle East.”

Tony Blair was ‘go-between’ for Chinese tycoon sought by Interpol as bribe suspect

Fugitive tycoon Guo Wengui ‘met Abu Dhabi royals through Tony Blair, leading to US$3 billion deal’

Abu Dhabi authorities provided financing to ACA Capital, which then funded Guo’s stake in mainland brokerage Haitong Securities, report says