Guangdong police cite anti-telefraud center as reason for 2 years of success
crimes,” said the officer, who asked not to be named. “Fraudsters are seizing every opportunity to con their victims.”
He said that more new measures will be introduced — technology and equipment including big data, cloud computing and artificial intelligence — to help combat online and telephone fraud in the coming months, because the fraudsters are upgrading their methods to target victims.
“More campaigns will be launched in cooperation with other departments and companies, including banks, internet operators and telecommunication companies, to focus on fighting the crimes,” he said.
Fang Zhuoming, an office worker in Guangzhou’s Yuexiu district, said telefraud is active in the province and police should spare no effort and introduce even more concrete and effective measures to fight it.
“Many of my friends and colleagues are reported to have been defrauded, or have been targets of telephone fraud in the past months,” she said.