Guangdong province’s state newspaper, the Nanfang Daily disclosed on April 24 that Guangzhou City’s National Security Bureau had finished investigations into Lee Henley Hu Xiang, a Belizean national and Taiwan resident, and his case had been transferred to the Guangzhou People’s Procuratorate for prosecution. Nanfang Daily said “Investigations by the national security agency confirmed that the suspect provided a large amount of funds to hostile elements in the United States, colluded with foreign anti-China forces to intervene in Hong Kong affairs, and funded the implementation of criminal activities that endangered our national security.” South China Morning Post reported (April 28) that the Belizean citizen facing prosecution in mainland China for his alleged role in fuelling unrest in Hong Kong has been linked to the case of disgraced politician Bo Xilai via a Shanghai company. On April 27, Global Times reported that an unnamed former business associate of Lee and another “inside source” had said Lee was “a partner, first vice-president, shareholder and chief representative” of a US company called Eastern American. It observed that the official verdict in Bo Xilai's’s 2013 trial, issued by Jinan Intermediate People’s Court, mentioned both the company – using its translated Chinese name Meidong – and Lee, who was described as its first vice-president and Shanghai office representative. The report added that Lee’s grandfather had lived and operated a business in Hong Kong, while his father had worked in mainland China. The “inside source” added that Lee had aunts and uncles living in both Hong Kong and Britain, and he had acquired Belizean citizenship with the help of his family in HongKong. An Eastern American employee at its US office in Boston declined to comment. 

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