Tag Archives: Ministry of public security
- China hails cross-border online gambling bust in Philippines
April 26, 2017
Philippine authorities have deported 55 Chinese nationals arrested earlier this month for their involvement in an illegal online gambling ring. On Wednesday, China’s Ministry of Public Security (MPS) announced that its Philippine counterparts had returned 55 suspected ‘economic criminals’ to their home country after the Chinese embassy revoked their passports....
- China launches fresh crackdowns on gambling, prostitution, fun
December 8, 2015
China’s war on all things vice has shifted into a higher gear following a new campaign aimed at stamping out gambling and prostitution. Late last month, China’s Ministry of Public Security announced it was stepping up its monitoring of land-based entertainment venues – clubs, bath houses, massage parlors and internet...
- China’s Ministry of Public Security tightens screws on underground banking
November 20, 2015
Processing online gambling transactions in China could get a lot tougher after authorities broke up a major underground banking operation. On Thursday, the Ministry of Public Security announced that police in Zhejiang province had detained around 100 suspects connected with an illegal banking system that handled transactions totaling RMB 410b...
- China busts massive cross-border online gambling ring that handled $78b in wagers
November 17, 2015
Authorities in China have broken up a massive cross-border online gambling ring they claim handled over $78b in wagers from nearly one million customers. On Tuesday, China’s Ministry of Public Security announced that it had arrested 98 suspects involved in a network of over 500 betting websites. Police said the...
- China bent on ‘cleaning the internet,’ including hongbao online gambling
August 18, 2015
China has arrested over 15k individuals as part of its new program to ‘clean the internet’ of criminal activity. On Tuesday, Chinese police announced the detentions, which they said were the result of crimes that “jeopardized internet security.” Police declined to specify over what time period these individuals had been...
- China vows tougher stance toward other Asian nations recruiting its gamblers
February 6, 2015
Asian casino operators got a rude awakening Friday after a top Chinese official said the government would crack down on attempts to lure its citizens to international gambling destinations. Hua Jingfeng, deputy bureau chief at the Ministry of Public Security, told state media that the government had “investigated a series...
AGTech inks online lottery deal with China’s Alipay
March 24, 2017
Huobi wants Chinese bitcoin users to explain source of funds
March 22, 2017