Dec 21, 2018

Authorities will not charge CEO Richard Liu in alleged rape

Richard Liu

Liu in China. Photo: VCG via Getty Images

Prosecutors in Minnesota have decided not to file charges against Richard Liu, the billionaire CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant, who was accused of raping a University of Minnesota student in September.

Details: and Liu's lawyers have maintained that he is innocent ever since he was arrested, and then released, for the alleged sexual assault. Liu has since returned to China. "We are pleased to see this decision," a spokesperson said in a statement.

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