MINNEAPOLIS — The investigation into a sexual assault allegation against a Chinese e-commerce tycoon has been turned over to prosecutors by Minneapolis police.
Liu Qiangdong, also known as Richard Liu, was arrested in Minneapolis on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct Aug. 31 and was released a day later.
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said Thursday, Sept. 20, that prosecutors will now review the police investigative findings and decide whether to bring charges.
Liu is the founder of JD.com, China’s biggest online direct retailer. JD.com said in a statement online after his arrest that he was falsely accused and police found no misconduct.
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