A Chinese American businessman whose family says was tortured into making a confession faces long odds in China as he prepares to go on trial Monday for extortion, kidnapping & violence, reports UPI.Com.
Well over 9 out of 10 people prosecuted in China get convicted, so defense lawyers know they are facing an extremely difficult battle.
Vincent Wu is accused by Chinese authorities of being a ruthless mob boss who ran an illegal Casino. His daughter says her dad is a businessman who sold his home near Los Angeles to build a shopping center in China.
The Chinese government has so far refused to let the US Embassy assist Wu in his defense.