In this June 19, 2013 photo, a woman holds up a sign which reads "Corrupt official falls off the horse, Common People celebrate, Report on corrupt officials who fall through the net" outside the court... more 
In this June 19, 2013 photo, a woman holds up a sign which reads "Corrupt official falls off the horse, Common People celebrate, Report on corrupt officials who fall through the net" outside the court where the first trial of Lei Zhengfu, former Communist Party chief of a local district, who was involved in sex tape scandal, will be held in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. While the corruption trials of high-level officials typically look like the scripted outcome of behind-the-scenes bargaining, this case offers a rare look at what happens when a lower-level official is caught in a high-profile crackdown with few political cards to play. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT less 
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Associated Press
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 5:20 AM EDT