People protest against police in Beijing on Monday for closing the road to a gathering where at least several thousand people staged a rare large-scale rally in connection with a crackdown on a company suspected of being involved in a pyramid scheme. Photo: Kyodo People protest against police in Beijing on Monday for closing the road to a gathering where at least several thousand people staged a rare large-scale rally in connection with a crackdown on a company suspected of being involved in a pyramid scheme. Photo: Kyodo
People protest against police in Beijing on Monday for closing the road to a gathering where at least several thousand people staged a rare large-scale rally in connection with a crackdown on a company suspected of being involved in a pyramid scheme. Photo: Kyodo

Beijing closes major road over rare protest triggered by company fraud probe

Police had detained executives from a company accused of operating a pyramid scheme in the name of raising money to help the poor

Topic |   Corruption in China
People protest against police in Beijing on Monday for closing the road to a gathering where at least several thousand people staged a rare large-scale rally in connection with a crackdown on a company suspected of being involved in a pyramid scheme. Photo: Kyodo People protest against police in Beijing on Monday for closing the road to a gathering where at least several thousand people staged a rare large-scale rally in connection with a crackdown on a company suspected of being involved in a pyramid scheme. Photo: Kyodo
People protest against police in Beijing on Monday for closing the road to a gathering where at least several thousand people staged a rare large-scale rally in connection with a crackdown on a company suspected of being involved in a pyramid scheme. Photo: Kyodo
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