Tag Archives: guo meimei
- Chinese social media starlet Guo Meimei sentenced to five years jail time
September 10, 2015
Chinese Internet celebrity Guo Meimei has been sentenced to five years in prison for running an illegal casino. In a ruling handed down in a Dongcheng District People's Court on Thursday, Guo was also fined 50,000 yuan ($7840). During the hearing, Guo admitted inviting people to play high-stakes poker involving...
- Macau Casino related crime is up 22.45%; Guo Meimei could get 10 years in prison.
May 26, 2015
Macau’s Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak released the latest crime statistics for the region. Police reported investigating 3,588 crimes in the first quarter of 2015, a rise of 2.4% over the same period in 2014. The number of casino crimes ballooned 22.45% to 310 cases investigated by the enclave’s...
- China busts massive online gambling network
April 1, 2015
Chinese authorities have arrested over 1000 people involved in a huge illegal online gambling network. On Wednesday, Guangdong province’s public security department announced the results of an operation dubbed ‘221’ that involved around 200 online gambling sites hosted on Thailand-based servers. Around a dozen individuals are believed to have set...
- China social media star Guo Meimei admits to illegal gambling, prostitution
August 6, 2014
Infamous Chinese social media starlet Guo Meimei (pictured on the left) has publicly confessed her guilt following her arrest last month for illegal sports betting. In the midst of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Guo was arrested in Beijing after blithely informing her large online audience of her happy experiences...
- Vietnam busts mammoth online sports betting ring; Chinese fame-whore arrested
July 10, 2014
Vietnamese authorities are having a banner week in cracking down on illegal betting on the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Fresh off the recent Ho Chi Minh City bust of an online betting ring linked to Philippines-based M88.com, police in Thanh Hoa province have arrested 11 individuals connected to an even...
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March 24, 2017
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March 21, 2017