It was a brazen campaign to win business in China by charming and enriching the country's political elite.

The bank gave a Chinese president a crystal tiger and a Bang & Olufsen sound system, together worth US$18,000 ($28,00). A premier received a US$15,000 ($13,800) crystal horse, his Chinese zodiac animal, and his son got US$10,000 ($15,800) in golf outings and a trip to Las Vegas. A top state banking official, a son of one of China's founding fathers, accepted a US$4,254 ($6,754) bottle of French wine — Château Lafite Rothschild, vintage 1945, the year he was born.

Millions of dollars


Playing catch-up

Cashmere overcoats

"Red flags"

A settlement, no wrongdoing