The gangs were involved in activities such as running illegal taxi services and investing illegal earnings in property. Photo: AP

China punishes 3,000 in organised crime crackdown – state media

  • More than 1,000 mafia-style groups busted in ‘rectification’ ordered in 10 regions after inspection campaign last year
  • Protection by local governments and police to allow criminal activity to flourish was also targeted
Topic |   Crime in China

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The gangs were involved in activities such as running illegal taxi services and investing illegal earnings in property. Photo: AP
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