Hebei police destroy 208 suspects in a large telecom fraud facility in the Philippines and escort them home
Xinhua News Agency, Shijiazhuang, 14 Nov (Reporter Yang Fan) on the 14th, Hebei police escorted 208 suspects of telecommunications network fraud arrested in the Philippines to their homeland by charter flight, and a large number of cross-border telecommunications network fraud cases were successfully solved. After preliminary verification, more than 1,000 cases were involved, involving hundreds of millions of yuan.
In order to continue to step up efforts to crack down on overseas telecommunications network fraud, this year, the Ministry of Public Security has drawn police forces from the whole country to set up a number of working groups to crack down on fraud sites in Southeast Asian countries. In August, the Criminal Police Corps of the Hebei Provincial Public Security Bureau transferred police forces from Xingtai, Handan and Baoding Public Security Bureau to form a working group to carry out international law enforcement cooperation in the Philippines.
Under the leadership and support of the Ministry of Public Security and the Chinese Embassy in the Philippines, after more than two months of research and investigation, the working group launched a centralized net collection operation with the Philippines on the night of October 9. In one fell swoop, a large telecommunications fraud crime center in Manila, the Philippines, was destroyed, 12 gangs were eliminated, 208 criminal suspects were successfully arrested, and a large number of criminal evidence, such as computers, mobile phones, and staff rosters, were seized on the spot. After preliminary verification, more than 1,000 cases were involved, involving hundreds of millions of yuan.
The 12 sites destroyed are through online friends to induce gambling and investment fraud, commonly known as "pig killing plate." This kind of fraud case has been on the rise since the beginning of this year, showing the characteristics of a large number of people cheated and a large amount of money involved in the case.
The common fraud is that the suspect registers on a variety of online social networking platforms by purchasing false identities, pretending to be single, rich and handsome, Bai Fumei, successful people, and so on, looking for users in need on dating and dating websites. Through a period of online communication to enhance trust and goodwill, and establish a relationship between men and women, and then induce victims to make online betting or investment. In the meantime, the suspect first lets the victim obtain the small profit, then deceives him to increase the investment unceasingly, finally through the backstage modifies the data or directly closes the gambling, the investment platform illegal profit.
According to the police, this operation is the first time that Hebei public security organs have carried out the task of escorting telecommunications fraud suspects by cross-border charter flights, and it is also the largest and largest escort back from abroad.