Campaign named “Jufeng No.8” and “Jufeng No.9” aiming at cracking down on telecommunication frauds has been carried out by Guangdong police. Recently, Guangdong police has seized over 80 fraud gangs, detained 500 suspect and seized 16 million pieces of personal information.
In March, a suspect was caught by Shenzhen police for selling personal information. A total of 15 million pieces of personal information was seized as well. The suspect was found registering accounts of Taobao, JD, Wechat, UnionPay, etc.with citizens’ personal information which he illegally collected online and then sold these accounts to people who sell fakes or frauds.
Under the effort of Guangdong police, the first quarter has saw a 37.52% decrease of telecommunication fraud cases. 1820 cases have been detected and 1210 suspects have been detained, increasing by 224.56% and 31.39% respectively over the same period of last year. Loss of property valued 159 millions RMB, a 44.01% decrease compared to last year.
Besides Guangdong police also reminds citizens that there is no such thing as a free lunch and be cautious about investment.