Shu Yuhui, the boss of Quanjian Group, was sentenced to nine years in prison for running a pyramid scheme. Photo: Weibo

Boss of Chinese health care firm linked to four-year-old’s death given nine years in prison, fined US$7.2 million

  • Shu Yuhui, chief executive of Quanjian Group and 11 colleagues found guilty of running a pyramid scheme
  • Company came under scrutiny when family of child suffering from cancer gave up traditional treatments in favour of its spurious remedies
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Shu Yuhui, the boss of Quanjian Group, was sentenced to nine years in prison for running a pyramid scheme. Photo: Weibo
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Phoebe Zhang

Phoebe Zhang

Phoebe Zhang is a society reporter with the South China Morning Post. She likes to write human-interest stories and has written many about people living on the fringes of society. She believes there's no story or person that's too small.