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Chinese law enforcement arrested 15,000 for cybercrime under the op “Cleaning the Internet”

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The Government of Beijing has arrested nearly 15,000 people involved in cybercrime as part of the operation “Cleaning the Internet.”

The Chinese authorities have arrested nearly 15,000 peopleinvolved in criminal activities online as part of the operation against the cybercrime is dubbed “Cleaning the Internet.”The Chinese Government accused the suspect to have“jeopardized Internet security.”

According to the Chinese Ministry of Public Security (MPS), the operation Cleaning the Internet waslaunched in July, the authorities planned a six-month crusade against the online criminal activities.

The police investigated nearly 7,400 cases related to cybercrime, investigators persecuted hacking campaign, online frauds and the illegal sale of personal information.

The website of the Chinese Ministry of Public Security (MPS) reported that more that 66,000 websites were analyzed during the campaign avoiding to provide further information on when the arrests took place.

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