WATCH: Why Is China Executing One of Its Richest Men?

Why would China be executing one of its richest billionaires? Well, that’s because he was also charged with murder, fraud, extortion, gun-running, illegal detention, and running a ‘mafia-like’ gang.

Liu Han is one serious bad dude, but that’s not why he’s being executed. He’s been given a death sentence because he found himself on the wrong side in a battle for power within the Chinese Communist Party, one between Chinese leader Xi Jinping, and Liu Han’s political patron Zhou Yongkang.

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