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Dec 22, 2018 05:10 AM
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JD. com Founder Liu Won’t Face Sexual Assault Charge

Liu Qiangdong.Photo: VCG
Liu Qiangdong.Photo: VCG

Prosecutors in Minnesota said Friday they decided not to file sexual assault charges against Richard Liu, China’s e-commerce mogul and founder of JD.com after nearly three months reviewing the case.

After a thorough investigation by the Minneapolis Police Department and a meticulous review, prosecutors determined there were “profound evidentiary problems” that would have made it highly unlikely that any criminal charge could be proven, said the Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman in a statement.

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