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Ex-U.N. official indicted in U.S.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 00:45

A former U.N. General Assembly president and a Macau billionaire are among five formally indicted in an alleged bribery case. Rough cut - subtitles (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION A former president of the United Nations General Assembly, a billionaire Macau real estate developer and three others were formally indicted by a U.S. grand jury on Tuesday (October 20) for engaging in a wide-ranging bribery scheme. John Ashe, a former U.N. ambassador from Antigua and Barbuda who was General Assembly president from 2013 to 2014, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Manhattan two weeks after his arrest. The indictment also names Macau-based real estate developer Ng Lap Seng and three others. The indictment did not, however, charge Heidi Park, a sixth defendant initially arrested on October 6, who was Global Sustainability Foundation's finance director.

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Ex-U.N. official indicted in U.S.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 00:45