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Chairman's Degree Sparked Citron Evergrande Probe


An honorary doctorate from the University of West Alabama, a small college 230 miles north of New Orleans with 2300 on-campus students, was what piqued Citron Research's interest in one of China's largest real estate developers and culminated on Thursday in allegations of corporate and accounting fraud.


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