Arrest of CEO Came After Night of Wine and Japanese Food in Minneapolis

By Anonymous

Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong, who denies wrongdoing, has returned to China; police say investigation into alleged rape continues

The arrest of Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong last week in the U.S. on suspicion of rape followed a group dinner attended by Mr. Liu and the woman who alleges the assault, according to a person familiar with the woman’s account.

Mr. Liu and the woman, a Chinese student attending the University of Minnesota, sat at the same table Thursday at Origami, a Japanese restaurant in Minneapolis, the person said.