Man posts chat logs of his ex-wife's affair with a Beijing official online

The affair, largely conducted through the Chinese messaging program QQ, allegedly went on for ten years

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 11 December, 2013, 7:26pm
UPDATED : Friday, 13 December, 2013, 1:46pm

An online affair between a woman and a Beijing official has been publicly unveiled by the woman’s ex-husband, who uploaded chat logs of the two’s intimate conversations online.

The chat logs, taken from the Chinese instant messaging program QQ, show a series of discussions between a woman using the name “nannan” and a man using the name “ba jiu lin feng”.

In the chats, the pair call each other various pet names such as “baby” and talk about gifts, credit cards and money that they have shared with each other. At one point, “nannan” asks whether “ba jiu lin feng” likes the tie that she purchased for him as a present, and the latter responds positively with a photo that reveals a middle-aged man wearing a new tie.

“We care about each other and have such warm feelings for each other that it really feels like the two of us are as one,” the user called “ba jiu lin feng” says in another section of the chat.

These chat logs were posted online by a man using the pseudonym Ge, who later explained on internet forums and messages to Southern Metropolis Daily that the person going by the name “nannan” was actually his ex-wife, who he had recently divorced after discovering that she had been engaged in an affair with “ba jiu lin feng” for the past ten years.

After investigating the QQ profile of “ba jiu lin feng,” Southern Metropolis Daily reporters discovered that the man in question was a 57-year-old Beijing official surnamed Wang who worked as deputy director of the Administration of Certification and Accreditation, a government body controlling the coordination of technical standards and management rules throughout the mainland.

“We once had a very enviable family, but because of Wang, everything shattered,” Ge said, explaining that he had previously worked with his ex-wife in Beijing, where she had first met Wang and begun the affair.

Ge explained that he had been married to his ex-wife for 14 years, and had noticed signs of the affair as early as 2006, particularly when his wife would come home from work very late.

Ge had originally decided against divorce for the sake of his children, but after stumbling upon the QQ chats a year ago, he confronted his ex-wife, who admitted that she had been talking with Wang but denied that the two had ever had any sexual contact. Despite these claims, Ge insisted on divorce.

“For ten years they were chatting with each other,” Ge reportedly said. “For all that time, it’s impossible that all they did was talk.”

Ge said that he had filed complaints with the Administration of Certification and Accreditation and posted the chat logs online in an effort to expose Wang.

“It is my duty to expose him,” Ge said. “I do not want my family’s tragedy to be repeated by anyone else.”

Ge’s claims have yet to be officially verified and investigations are still underway. Yesterday, officials from the Administration of Certification and Accreditation’s publicity department said that they were “aware of the circumstances, but had not verified the authenticity of the situation and had no more information to provide.”