Macau Investigates Former Top Prosecutors for Suspected Graft

Macau’s Commission Against Corruption has started a criminal investigation into suspected graft by former senior prosecutors, according to a statement on the agency’s website.

Former senior staff at the Public Prosecutors Office and company employees are being investigated on suspicion of corruption involving more than 167 million patacas ($21 million) linked to contracts awarded between 2004 and 2014, according to the statement, which didn’t identify the suspects.

The people under investigation have been prevented from leaving Macau and suspended from public duties, the commission said in the statement.

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