Live streamer Viya Huang Wei live streams on the e-commerce platform Taobao on April 16, 2019 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. Photo: VCG via Getty Images
Live streamer Viya Huang Wei live streams on the e-commerce platform Taobao on April 16, 2019 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. Photo: VCG via Getty Images
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China tech crackdown: Hangzhou fines top influencer Viya a record US$210 million for tax evasion

  • Viya has been fined a record 1.34 billion yuan for tax evasion by tax authorities in Hangzhou, a leading e-commerce hub
  • Viya has cooperated with the tax authority and she will not face any criminal charges if she pays the fine, authorities say

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Live streamer Viya Huang Wei live streams on the e-commerce platform Taobao on April 16, 2019 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. Photo: VCG via Getty Images
Live streamer Viya Huang Wei live streams on the e-commerce platform Taobao on April 16, 2019 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. Photo: VCG via Getty Images
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