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Chinese man sentenced to prison after reporting confirmed illegal industrial pollution

by Futures Centre, Jul 31
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Zhang Wenqi, a former employee of a biochemical technology company in China’s Henan province, has received a 17 month prison sentence and a 10,000 Yuan (1,112 GBP) fine  for “disturbing market order” after reporting ongoing illegal industrial polluting related to his company. The Wuzhi County Court delivered Wenqi the sentence on account of him fabricating facts and causing financial losses, despite his claims having been verified by regional environmental authorities. The company in question is reportedly a major tax payer in the county. 

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