Amit Jain
Jul 15, 2014

GSK in a PR hole as China indicts two western investigators

The global pharmaceutical giant faces further trouble as China files charges against two private eyes who were hired by the former GSK China CEO to investigate a bribery scandal.

GSK in a PR hole as China indicts two western investigators

GSK's image took another blow this week after Chinese authorities formally slapped charges on Briton Peter Humphrey and his American-Chinese wife Yu Ying Zeng for violating the country’s privacy laws. They were detained last year along with a number of GSK executives following after a major bribery scandal came to light. According to the state news agency Xinhua the couple illegally obtained private information on a number  a large number of private individuals, including household registration data, real estate and vehicle documents, as well as phone records.

The full story can be found on PRWeek Asia.


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