China Today (English)
Cyberspace Cleanup Campaign Fruitful
Amid a targeted national campaign, Chinese police investigated and handled
62,000 cybercrime cases in
2021, according to the Ministry of Public Security. A total of 103,000 individuals suspected of involvement in these cases were captured, with over 27,000 Internet enterprises and institutions receiving administrative penalties.
Among the total, police resolved about 18,000 cases of infringement of personal information and hacking, and busted 6,000 groups providing fund settlements, technical support, and promotional services for online gambling and fraud. They also shut down 16 pornographic websites involving minors and several pornographic livestreaming platforms and online prostitution platforms.