China Raids U.S. Due Diligence Firm in Beijing, Detains Five Chinese Employees

A New York-based consulting firm called the Mintz Group said on Friday that Chinese police raided its offices in Beijing for unclear reasons and arrested all five of the Chinese nationals who worked there. Mintz said the Chinese government has “closed our operations there” and will not allow the company to contact its imprisoned employees.

NANTONG, CHINA - JANUARY 09: Police officers perform drills during a demonstration at Nantong Railway Station one day before the 3rd Chinese People's Police Day on January 9, 2022 in Nantong, Jiangsu Province of China. (Photo by Xu Congjun/VCG via Getty Images)