US, British Investigators Cop to Data Crimes, China Says

Law360, New York (August 27, 2013, 7:49 PM ET) -- A Chinese state security bureau said Tuesday that Shanghai police have officially arrested a British corporate investigator and his American wife on charges of selling the personal information of Chinese citizens, claiming they had confessed to their alleged crimes and apologized.

China’s Ministry of Public Security announced that Peter William Humphrey and his American wife, Yu Ying Zeng, were arrested on August 16 on suspicion of illegally accessing and selling the personal information of Chinese citizens. The Beijing-based couple are the founders of international risk management...
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