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The chairman of China’s largest electronics retailer, Gome, has disappeared, although some reports suggest he's been detained by the police over alleged financial misconduct at the firm. Huang Guangyu, who founded Gome Electrical Appliance Holdings in 1987, could not be located today, according to several reports. Shares in …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    one hell of a chinese takeaway.

  2. Gulfie
    Paris Hilton

    If he is with the Chinese police...

    ... then I bet he's living in interesting times (and regretting it).

    Why would somebody worth that much money want/need to fiddle the system?

    Paris, 'cos she can fiddle my expenses any time...

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    He was just caught listening to Guns 'n' Roses.

  4. Anonymous Coward

    "Chinese financial magazine Caijing"

    I presume that's pronounced like "Ka-ching" !?

  5. Eddy Ito Silver badge

    Just slowing piracy

    With all the news of piracy lately the Chinese authorities simply decided to crack down on copyright theft and illegal CDs when Huang was caught making copies of Guns N' Roses' latest album.

  6. Anonymous Coward

    "Why would somebody worth that much money ..."

    "Why would somebody worth that much money want/need to fiddle the system?"

    How do you think most rich people get rich in the first instance?

  7. Thomas Baker

    Perhaps he's so rich...

    ...that he bought an invisible man serum or a time machine or went to the Maldives with a floosey and didn't tell anyone. Abducted by aliens mebbe? I think Al Qaeda did it. They're usually to blame. Invade another unrelated country just in case! They moved my car-keys the other day to another desk in the house. Those dang Al Qaedans.

    Maybe he just got his coat?

  8. Sam

    I know

    They found melamine in his kitchen....the worktops.

  9. P Saunders
    Paris Hilton

    He's simply helping police with their enquiries...

    "If you sign this standard confession form, you will be executed immediately instead of tortured and then forced to watch the systematic elimination of your entire family. Thank you for your co-operation. Mao is good."

    Paris, 'cause she is the only good looking icon there is.

  10. Mart

    He's going, going gome!

    title says it all

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