WASHINGTON, July 23, 2015:
A highly confidential report on the gambling industry in Macau has exposed a possible CIA operation to entrap Chinese functionaries.
The US intelligence agency may have used Macau casinos owned by an American tycoon to set traps for Chinese functionaries who gamble with public money, in order to blackmail and recruit them, reported RT news portal.
The report was prepared by a private investigator in 2010 and remained secret until it was uncovered by the Investigative Reporting Program at the University of California, Berkeley, the Guardian reports.
The document dated June 25, 2010, was presented by Sands China Limited, the Macau branch of the gambling empire of Las Vegas tycoon Sheldon Adelson, as part of an ongoing lawsuit filed by Steven Jacobs, former head of Sands Macau casinos, who is suing the company for wrongful dismissal. The civil action hearing is being held at a Las Vegas court, reported RT.
The report reveals that Beijing suspected CIA and FBI operatives of using Macau casinos belonging to gambling billionaire and Republican Party funder Adelson to entrap and blackmail Chinese officials.
Read full report at:http://www.rt.com/news/310559-macau-casino-cia-trap/