Caixin
Caixin Global – Latest China News & Headlines

Home >

ABOUT US

CX Tech is Caixin Global's real-time tech news portal, featuring 24-hour news, short-form analysis, and roundups from business and tech media in China.

LATEST
Baidu Search, Sina Weibo on ‘Secret List’ of Chinese Apps Banned in India’s Latest Purge
Trending in China: Choosing a College Major - For Love or Money?
Evergrande Health Forges Ahead With Six New Electric Vehicles
Trending in China: How Cute Rabbit Ears Are On the Frontline in Fight Between Delivery Firms
Chinese Company Files Lawsuit Against Apple’s Siri for Patent Infringement Worth Billions
China Home to Six of the World’s Top 10 Unicorns, Hurun Report Says
Trending in China: Can Music Streamers Help Users’ Depression?
Core Parts of China’s Beidou Satellite System ‘100% Made in China’
Trending in China: Xiaomi CEO’s Shows How Best To Harness China’s Social Media Humor for Serious Business
Apple Takes Down Over 30,000 Apps from China Store Amid Government Crackdown
Chinese Chipmaker SMIC to Establish Joint Venture for Wafer Production
Microsoft Said Plan to Acquire TikTok Will Continue
Uber Abandons Plan to Move Regional Headquarters to Hong Kong
Trending in China: Undergraduate Degree in Housekeeping — Valuable Asset or Waste of Resources?
Huawei and Apple Shine in China’s Smartphone Market During Second Quarter
Video Streamer iQiyi Eyeing Southeast Asian, Middle East Expansion, Executive Says
Lawson Expands in China With Prefab Convenience Stores
TikTok Undergoing U.S. Investment Review, Treasury Secretary Says
Chinese Community E-commerce Firm Nice Tuan Nets $80 Million in Third Funding in 2020
Trending in China: Shanghai Film Festival Rekindles Childhood Memories with Outdoor Screenings
Former Lottery Official Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison for Corruption

By Cui Xiankang, Tang Ziyi and Zhao Runhua / Jun 03, 2019 06:37 PM / Politics & Law

Feng Lizhi. Photo:Hunan Province Department of Civil Affairs

Feng Lizhi. Photo:Hunan Province Department of Civil Affairs

The former deputy head of China’s national lottery system has been sentenced to 17 years in prison and fined one million yuan for “corruption” and “abuse of power,” according to a court filing released Monday.

Feng Lizhi, 59, who helped oversee the China Welfare Lottery Distribution and Management Center, illegally took 5.85 million yuan ($847,000) worth of bribes — including gold bricks and property — during his official posts between 2010 to 2013, the filing said.

Feng also served as chairman of Beijing Zhonglottery Online Technology Co., the actual operator of the welfare lotteries.

Feng's abuse of power alone cost public coffers 160 million yuan in losses, the court said.

Feng is the latest of multiple senior lottery officials brought down after a 2015 audit and subsequent special inspection uncovered extensive corruption in the sector.

Related: Former Lottery Official Under Corruption Probe

Share this article
Open WeChat and scan the QR code