China busts 600 online criminal gangs

Indo Asian News Service

Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Chinese Police have busted more than 600 online criminal gangs, including those involved in arms trade and pornography.

The operation was part of a special campaign against crimes launched in March, Xinhua reported.

As of June, over 10,000 people had been arrested, the public security ministry said in a statement.

Thirty internet service providers have been punished for granting network access to unlicensed websites.