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Hong Kong to probe spending of ex-chief graft buster

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Hong Kong's anti-corruption agency said Tuesday it is to carry out a criminal investigation into its former chief over allegations he spent vast sums on gifts for mainland officials. 

The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) logo is seen in Hong Kong at its headquarters building on March 30, 2012. The ICAC said Tuesday it is to carry out a criminal investigation into its former chief over allegations he spent vast sums on gifts for mainland officials.

Timothy Tong is accused of overspending on gifts and overseas visits during his five years as commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC).

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