JD.com’s billionaire CEO released after U.S. arrest

FILE PHOTO: Richard Liu, founder and chief executive officer of e-commerce company JD.com, leaves the Great Hall of the People after the opening session of the National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, China March 5, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

BEIJING (Reuters) – The billionaire founder and chief executive of Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com Inc , Richard Liu, was arrested in the U.S. state of Minnesota on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct and later released after what the company said was a false accusation. JD.com, backed by Walmart Inc , Alphabet Inc’s Google, and China’s […]

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