Macau's former chief prosecutor charged with nearly 2,000 crimes

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Ho Chio-meng is accused of setting up a criminal syndicate, abuse of power, and money laundering.

Relatives and colleagues of the prosecutor - who was once tipped to become Macau's leader - have also been charged.

The 1,970 charges against him include accusations that he and his associates took kickbacks worth 44 million patacas (£4.3m; $5.5m) from construction projects.

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