Latest News:  


Police destroy 9 mln items of fake products


08:41, May 16, 2013

BEIJING, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Chinese police destroyed over nine million items of fake and shoddy products in 125 cities on Wednesday, a publicity day for combating and preventing economic crimes.

Since the start of this year, 22,000 cases of economic crimes involving 291.2 billion yuan (about 47.4 billion U.S. dollars) have been cracked, according to data from the Ministry of Public Security (MPS).

Police have busted criminal rings involved in counterfeiting notes worth 250 million yuan in Jieyang City,Guangdong Province, forging 2.6 million invoices in Quanzhou City, Fujian Province, and producing more than 90 tonnes of fake and shoddy edible salt in Chongqing Municipality, according to the ministry.

Police authorities have been cracking down on economic crimes across the nation in recent years. The ministry said it aims use consistent, harsh measures to stem the crimes of producing fake and shoddy items. It will also offer rewards of up to 50,000 yuan for tip-offs from the public.

We Recommend:

Successful women:
Rich and beauty

Sweet 'lovers hotel' making good profit

Americans would shun
a Chinese brand

Jack Ma to resign as
Alibaba CEO: Video

Int'l auto show kicks off in SW China

Top 10 most profitable
public companies

Sony releases super
slim table in Hong Kong

Spring hopes maid themes will draw numbers

Quake-hit ebony carving struggling to recover

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:WangXin、Chen Lidan)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name


Selections for you

  1. Troops in long-distance maneuver drill

  2. Int'l Maritime Defense Exhibition Asia

  3. Traditional Carabao Festival kicks off

  4. Giant rubber duck deflates at HK harbor

  5. Yi people celebrate festival in Yunnan

  6. China’s weekly story (2013.5.3-5.11)

  7. Top 10 weirdest currencies in the world

  8. Angelina Jolie has double mastectomy

  9. 2013 Qingdao Int'l Auto Show kicks off

  10. No Wonderland any more

Most Popular


  1. Teen's tragedy reveals child abuse problems
  2. People with depression show disrupted brain 'clock'
  3. iPad obsession hurting child's development
  4. Positive signs in Europe hard won
  5. Who do psychiatrists turn to for therapy?
  6. Park-Obama summit cements alliance
  7. Disclosure delays help fuel online rumors
  8. Yuan appreciation nears limit: experts
  9. Renaming 'Arab Spring' cannot hide prejudice
  10. Negative forecast leads Rio Tinto to lay-off

What’s happening in China

Maserati limousine wreck over car parts quality claim

  1. Child molestation suspects arrested
  2. China allocates 1.3 bln USD for low-rent housing
  3. China's lottery sales pick up steam
  4. Foot-and-mouth case confirmed in Xinjiang
  5. Helicopter hijacking confirmed by official