China: Hundreds Attested Over Banking Scandal That Triggered Protests

Deutsche Welle

The scandal drew national attention in China and protests by disgruntled customers in July were violently quashed. Authorities in Henan now say they have arrested 234 people and made progress recovering the funds.


China Pushes to Quell Protests Over Billion-dollar Banking Scandal

Voice of America

The scandal has drawn national attention as Beijing is struggling to maintain economic growth in the face of President Xi Jinping's commitment to a zero-Covid policy that has prompted widespread lockdowns and a resulting economic slowdown.

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