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Tencent fires 100 on graft allegations following internal probes

Most embezzlement and bribery linked to video-sharing, game and cloud services

Tencent has passed cases involving more than 40 people on to police and blacklisted 37 companies since the fourth quarter of 2019.   © Reuters

China's internet giant Tencent Holdings fired more than 100 employees who allegedly were involved in some 60 corruption cases uncovered by internal anti-graft probes since the fourth quarter of 2019, the company reported Tuesday.

Tencent passed cases involving more than 40 people on to police for criminal investigation while blacklisting 37 companies for permanent termination of business partnerships, the company said.

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