China party says nearly 5 million members probed for graft


              In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, deputy secretary of the party's Committee for Discipline and Inspection Xiao Pei speaks at a press conference on the sidelines of the ongoing 20th Chinese Communist Party's National Congress in Beijing, Oct. 17, 2022. China's ruling Communist Party says it has probed almost 5 million members for possible corruption over the last decade, with formal criminal cases brought against 553. (Chen Jianli/Xinhua via AP)
            
              FILE - Delegates leave after the opening ceremony of the 20th National Congress of China's ruling Communist Party at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022. China’s ruling Communist Party said Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, that it has probed almost 5 million members for possible corruption over the last decade, with formal criminal cases brought against 553. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
            
              FILE - Delegates wearing masks attend the opening ceremony of the 20th National Congress of China's ruling Communist Party held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022. China’s ruling Communist Party said Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, that it has probed almost 5 million members for possible corruption over the last decade, with formal criminal cases brought against 553. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
China party says nearly 5 million members probed for graft