Death Sentence Given To Ex-Police Internet Supervisory Department Head

ESWN translates a story from Beijing News:

Yu Bing was the former Internet Supervisory Department head in the Beijing City Public Security Bureau. Yesterday at the Number One Beijing City Middle Court, Yu was found guilty of graft, corruption and exercising favoritism. He was given the death sentence (with a two year suspension).

The prosecutor charged Yu Bing with receiving four bribes totally more than 10 million yuan during his tenure as Internet Supervisory Department head. The bribes came from four different Internet technology companies. In particular, the Ruixing Company paid him more than 4.2 million yuan in bribes.

In 2005, the Eastern Micropoint Company was applying for approval of its active anti-virus software. According to the Public Security Bureau’s , a company with a new anti-computer-virus software must apply for the . This involves paying the National Computer Virus Prevention Product Testing Center in Tienjin to produce an evaluation report. With that report in hand, the company applies to the local Public Security Bureau for the sales permit.

The Ruixing Company was a competitor of the Eastern Micropoint Company. Upon learning of Eastern Micropoint’s plans, the Ruixing Company bribed Yu Bing.


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