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BBC exec arrested in Hong Kong

Marketing director accused of taking bribes

LONDON — A senior BBC exec has been arrested in Hong Kong for allegedly taking bribes.

BBC Worldwide director of global marketing and brand development Jeff Taylor is accused of having received kickbacks from EMS, the company that coordinates toy manufacturing and retailing for the BBC in the territory.

Taylor was one of 12 people arrested. The brand in question is said to be “Tweenies,” and the bribes are said total roughly £650,000 ($930,000) over two and a half years.

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