Oliver Willis

Female Gang Blackmailed Chinese Officials With Sex Videos

Female gang systematically blackmailed dozens of Chinese officials with hidden sex videos.

“Five Chinese femmes fatale allegedly blackmailed up to 2.5 million yuan (HK$3 million) from dozens of local officials after secretly filming them having sex using a camera hidden in their handbags, mainland media reports.

Only one of the 55 victims – most of them local cadres – from 10 cities, including Hengyang and Chenzhou, in the four provinces of Hubei, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Hunan went to the police after being caught between 2010 and 2013, The Beijing News reported.

The women were allegedly part of a gang of 12 criminals, all from Hengyang, in Hunan, who appeared in court this month charged with blackmail at a closed-door hearing at Henyang’s People’s Court in Shigu district.” [READ MORE]