Despite a massive crackdown on phone fraud in China and overseas, involving hundreds of arrests, the illegal syndicates are as prolific as ever. Photo: Xinhua Despite a massive crackdown on phone fraud in China and overseas, involving hundreds of arrests, the illegal syndicates are as prolific as ever. Photo: Xinhua
Despite a massive crackdown on phone fraud in China and overseas, involving hundreds of arrests, the illegal syndicates are as prolific as ever. Photo: Xinhua

Phone fraud still rampant in China despite massive crackdown

Recent tragic cases in which students and lecturers have been swindled out of their savings prompts public security minister Guo Shengkun to label the crime a ‘major public hazard’

Despite a massive crackdown on phone fraud in China and overseas, involving hundreds of arrests, the illegal syndicates are as prolific as ever. Photo: Xinhua Despite a massive crackdown on phone fraud in China and overseas, involving hundreds of arrests, the illegal syndicates are as prolific as ever. Photo: Xinhua
Despite a massive crackdown on phone fraud in China and overseas, involving hundreds of arrests, the illegal syndicates are as prolific as ever. Photo: Xinhua
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