Chinese police detain 16 accused of running fake Internet news sites to blackmail companies

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: September 8, 2013 - 1:25 AM

BEIJING — Chinese police have arrested 16 people accused of blackmailing companies by pretending to be Communist Party or government officials and threatening to post damaging information about them online, a state news agency reported Sunday.

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