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July 29, 1999 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The State Department blundered at every stage of its investigation of a former diplomat suspected of accepting bribes and other favors in exchange for visas he issued from the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, congressional investigators said Wednesday.
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July 29, 1999 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The State Department blundered at every stage of its investigation of a former diplomat suspected of accepting bribes and other favors in exchange for visas he issued from the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, congressional investigators said Wednesday.
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May 9, 1999 | RONE TEMPEST and TYLER MARSHALL and PATRICK J. McDONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
When he was dismissed from his post as a senior U.S. diplomat here, Charles Matthew Parish braced for what he expected would be a grueling investigation of his activities. His superiors accused Parish of using his position to grant visas for friends, of accepting gifts in excess of strict State Department limits, and of improper fraternization with Chinese women.
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May 9, 1999 | RONE TEMPEST and TYLER MARSHALL and PATRICK J. McDONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
When he was dismissed from his post as a senior U.S. diplomat here, Charles Matthew Parish braced for what he expected would be a grueling investigation of his activities. His superiors accused Parish of using his position to grant visas for friends, of accepting gifts in excess of strict State Department limits, and of improper fraternization with Chinese women.
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July 30, 1999 | Associated Press
A former China-based U.S. diplomat and the State Department office that investigated him for possible visa fraud refused to discuss the case with a congressional committee Thursday. However, Bonnie R. Cohen, undersecretary of State for management, told the lawmakers that now-retired Foreign Service officer Charles Matthew Parish was aggressively investigated in 1996 and that the inquiry "did not reveal criminal wrongdoing."
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