dearJulius.com Write For Us

Chinese billionaire arrested for criminal sexual conduct in Minneapolis

SHARE:

Liu Qiangdong, the founder, Chairman and CEO of JD.com, attends the first World Internet Conference in Tongxiang, Zhejiang province, China, November 19, 2014. On Friday, Minneapolis police arrested him for criminal sexual conduct. File Photo by Long Wei China/EPA

By Ray Downs, UPI

A Chinese billionaire was arrested in Minnesota on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct, police said Sunday.

Liu Qiangdong, the chief executive of JD.com, the Chinese e-commerce giant, was arrested in Minneapolis on Friday and released pending an investigation on Saturday.

Minneapolis Police Department spokesman John Elder said the investigation is still active but Liu hasn't been charged with a crime.

Liu, one of China's wealthiest men with a reported net worth of $10 billion, is free to leave the country.

"We are confident that we will be able to get in touch with him as the time becomes necessary," Elder told the Wall Street Journal.

Liu's company released a statement that denied he had done anything wrong.

"During a business trip to the United States, Mr. Liu was questioned by police in Minnesota in relation to an unsubstantiated accusation," the company said Sunday. "The local police quickly determined there was no substance to the claim against Mr. Liu, and he was subsequently able to resume his business activities as originally planned."

Liu, who also goes by the name, "Richard Liu," is registered as a student in the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management doctor of business administration China program, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported.

According to the Financial Times, two people familiar with the case said it involves another Chinese student at the university.

COMMENTS



Note: If you think this story need more information or correction, feel free to comment below your opinion and reaction.
Like & Follow to Stay Updated ...

Name

Alabama,1,Arizona,1,Barack,1,California,3,Colorado,1,Connecticut,1,Crime,531,Florida,1,Franc,1,Hawaii,8,Illinois,1,Los Angeles,2,Massachusetts,3,Mississippi,1,New York,130,U.S.,1558,Washington,4,
ltr
item
U.S. - U.S. Daily News: Chinese billionaire arrested for criminal sexual conduct in Minneapolis
Chinese billionaire arrested for criminal sexual conduct in Minneapolis
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-EiaDbN04gEE/W4zHy3aEpKI/AAAAAAAA75k/EvRw_FxRMcg48opudgSZROCb7x4HtBddgCLcBGAs/s1600/4.jpg
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-EiaDbN04gEE/W4zHy3aEpKI/AAAAAAAA75k/EvRw_FxRMcg48opudgSZROCb7x4HtBddgCLcBGAs/s72-c/4.jpg
U.S. - U.S. Daily News
https://us.dailynews.us.com/2018/09/chinese-billionaire-arrested-for.html
https://us.dailynews.us.com/
https://us.dailynews.us.com/
https://us.dailynews.us.com/2018/09/chinese-billionaire-arrested-for.html
true
3263844984480124152
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Read More Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share. STEP 2: Click the link you shared to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy