The first former civil servant China extradited from a European Union member state was sentenced to six years in prison for taking more than 52 million yuan ($7.5 million) in bribes.
Xu Chaofan, former head of the Kaiping sub-branch of Bank of China in Guangdong province, has been returned to China from the United States to face trial on charges of embezzlement and corruption, the top anti-corruption watchdog said on Wednesday.
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) on money laundering and countering terrorist financing has been signed between China and the United States.
More than 700 Chinese fugitives suspected of involvement in economic crimes have been brought home from abroad since April to stand trial.
Another economic fugitive on the 100-most-wanted list was repatriated from Ghana to China on Sunday, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Communist Party of China reported on its website.
Law enforcement officers are hoping that with better proof they will be able to bring more fugitives to trial from the United States.
Hundreds of crime suspects on the run overseas have been streaming back to China at the rate of about two a day, the result of a concerted international drive by the Ministry of Public Security and its counterparts abroad.
Deputy Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Communist Party of China (CCDI) Zhao Hongzhu met here Monday with Jurgen Stock, Secretary-General of Interpol.