Police detain 101 fraudsters
Since mid-June police have arrested 101 suspects implicated in transnational telecom crimes involving 20 million yuan ($2.94 million), the Ministry of Public Security said on Friday. Of the suspects, 76 were from the mainland and 25 from Taiwan, and they have been linked to 135 cases currently under investigation, the ministry said. The fraudsters had targeted victims living in the eastern province of Zhejiang. Around 590,000 telecom fraud cases were reported in 2015, involving the loss of 22.2 billion yuan.