A Beijing court convicts dozens of people for cyber harassment related to illegal debt collection practices. Photo: ShutterstockA Beijing court convicts dozens of people for cyber harassment related to illegal debt collection practices. Photo: Shutterstock
A Beijing court convicts dozens of people for cyber harassment related to illegal debt collection practices. Photo: Shutterstock

42 cyberbullying debt collectors sentenced with up to seven years in prison in Beijing

  • A court convicts dozens of criminals in Beijing’s first case on “soft violence” since it was criminalised in China
  • The defendants are accused of message bombing, unwanted robocalls and revealing personal information of hundreds of victims

Topic |   Technology
A Beijing court convicts dozens of people for cyber harassment related to illegal debt collection practices. Photo: ShutterstockA Beijing court convicts dozens of people for cyber harassment related to illegal debt collection practices. Photo: Shutterstock
A Beijing court convicts dozens of people for cyber harassment related to illegal debt collection practices. Photo: Shutterstock
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