Shanghai arrests recruiters for foreign gambling site

 

Shanghai has arrested 92 people involved in recruiting customers for a foreign gambling website and seized 54 computers. The police said the agents earned a 5 percent commission on the amount of money wagered by their recruits, which totalled Rmb 180 million ($29.2 million). Police in the city also arrested seven people for allegedly selling electronic gaming machines and said that Zegui Electric Co. was a front for selling the machines. The machines were sourced from Guangdong province, the police said. Those arrested included the company’s legal representative, a director, the financial manager and a mechanic, most of whom are  related to one another. The police also confiscated 22 machines, with a combined value of Rmb 45,000.