A Chinese court on Thursday sentenced 56 Chinese nationals to between 27 months and 12 years in prison for their involvement in a telecom scam in Cambodia, where they were arrested in 2011, the China Daily reported Friday.
According to the report, the group would telephone their victims in China, pretending to be court or police officials claiming that the victim’s bank account had been breached, and would tell the victims they should transfer their money to a separate “safe account.”
“More than 180 victims from 10 provinces, including Fujian, Guang*dong, Jiangsu and Sichuan, were cheated out of
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