The Deputy Dean of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota allegedly helped JD.com founder Richard Liu downplay undergraduate sexual assault nearly four years ago.
The incident that sent a shock wave all over China dates back to the night of August 30, 2018, when there were unidentified students. Allegedly raped by Liu After he invited her to a gorgeous dinner party.
Liu reportedly held a banquet in honor of the student volunteers who helped him and his classmates during a week-long summer stay at the University’s Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program. did.
The student is said to have asked to drive home after dinner, but instead she was taken by Liu to an unknown Minneapolis mansion.
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“He dragged me into the car,” the student later sent a text message to a friend. “He started making physical progress in the car. I asked him to stop, but he didn’t hear.”
A conflict arose and the student was eventually taken to her apartment.But Liu I continued to follow allegedly she.
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After another conflict, alleged assault occurred.
“He just threw me to bed. He was on me. He was heavy. I tried to push him away. But he was on me … and he was me. I raped him, “the student told the police.
The 57 Credit Global DBA Program It is reportedly offered in partnership with Tsinghua University Graduate School of Economics and Management in China. The Carlson School is tailored to “top-level executives working full-time in and around China” and “strategicly envisions multinational corporations, critical of business challenges and technology transformation.” Innovative pursuit of corporate entrepreneurship in the complex. ” Global market. “
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Last month, a student lawyer reportedly accused Hai Tao “Tony” Kui of working aggressively to undermine her allegations on suspicion of assault. Cui is the Vice Dean of the Global DBA Program.
According to the Student Newspaper, the allegation was filed in a memorandum of understanding on June 16, claiming that Cui acted in collaboration with Liu’s legal team. Minnesota Daily.. Liu was allegedly the liaison between Liu and his lawyer, secretly recording a telephone conversation involving a student.
Choi disputed the memorandum’s allegations and emphasized that the client fully cooperated with the investigation.
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“After being informed of the situation, Dr. Cui joined the other members of the university that night and the next day, working hard to support plaintiffs and defendants, following university policy, trying to protect their rights. “Both parties,” his lawyer told Daily.
Liu’s trial is scheduled to begin in September or early October. The alleged victim is seeking punitive damages of $ 50,000.
Featured image via Gabonovo (left; CC BY-SA 4.0). When Minneapolis Police Station (right)