Judges Hire Prostitutes, China Isn’t Shocked

Aug. 7 (Bloomberg) -- On the evening of June 9, three judges and a court official from Shanghai’s Higher People’s Court apparently decided to hire some prostitutes. To do so, they ventured to a hotel with a karaoke and hostess bar, and -- under the watchful eye of surveillance cameras -- chose companions. Later, as recorded by cameras, the women arrived at the officials’ hotel rooms, where they remained for between 30 and 60 minutes, behind closed doors.

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