Pyra­mid scheme sus­pects ar­rested

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - CHINA -

The po­lice an­nounced the de­ten­tion of 63 peo­ple af­fil­i­ated with Shanx­in­hui, a com­pany sus­pected of or­ga­niz­ing and lead­ing a pyra­mid scheme. The de­ten­tions fol­lowed a gath­er­ing in Bei­jing on Mon­day that in­cluded peo­ple who had paid money to Shanx­in­hui with the ex­pec­ta­tion of high prof­its, au­thor­i­ties said. “Some mem­bers of Shanx­in­hui were in­cited by those with ul­te­rior in­ten­tions to il­le­gally gather in Bei­jing, se­ri­ously dis­turb­ing the cap­i­tal’s so­cial or­der,” the po­lice said.

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