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China sex scandal judges expelled from Communist Party

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Three judges in Shanghai will be expelled from the Chinese Communist Party and another put on probation, authorities said Wednesday, days after accusations that they used prostitutes emerged online. 

Pedestrians walk past the Shanghai No.1 Intermediate People's Court in Shanghai on March 24, 2010. Three of the city's judges will be expelled from the Communist Party and another put on probation after allegations they used prostitutes emerged online.

An inquiry was opened after an anonymous blogger, identified by state media only by his surname Ni, posted footage online last week alleging that five officials hired sex workers at a local resort.

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