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news.com.au 22 Nov, 2021 04:15 am

China’s secret police snatch entrepreneur’s billionaire wife, held captive for 4 years

China’s secret police snatch entrepreneur’s billionaire wife, held captive for 4 years
A billionaire has given a grim warning to Australians keen to travel to China when borders reopen and dabble in business.

Picture: Desmund Shum, She was held for four years without charge, and prevented from contacting any family members or friends.Picture: Desmund Shum “I think as a tourist it would not be a clear safety problem but when it comes to business that is a very different issue,” he said in an interview with the Daily Mail.Picture: Desmund Shum,/NY Post composite Mr Shum, who says he is now retired and focusing on his son, has previously praised the Australian government on pushing back against China’s economic coercion.A billionaire has given a grim warning to Australians keen to travel to China when borders reopen and dabble in business.

But since President-for-life Xi Jinping came to power, Mr Shum fears the ongoing crackdown on the wealthy and entrepreneurs could impact international business travellers once China’s borders reopen to Australia again.In the book, Mr Shum details the lavish life her and ex-wife Whitney Duan enjoyed in China in the 2000s.

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