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Sinopec No. 2 Caught in Graft Probe as China Crackdown Widens

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China Petrochemical Corp. has had another executive swept up in what seems to be a relentless and widening array of corruption investigations at state-owned enterprises ordered by President Xi Jinping.

General Manager Wang Tianpu, the No. 2 official at Asia’s largest oil refiner, is suspected of violating state law and Communist Party discipline, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the country’s top anti-graft agency, said in a statement Monday.