Xinhua News Agency, Nanjing, October 17 (Reporter Zhu Guoliang) The Public Security Department of Jiangsu Province recently released information on 1991 persons suspected of opening bank accounts, handling bank cards, and selling leased bank cards for fraud.

  This is the first batch of people in Jiangsu who have been punished by the public security and the People's Bank of China for issuing bank cards. The list has been announced recently.

The non-counter business and payment account business of the individual's personal bank accounts will be suspended for 5 years, and no new accounts will be opened within 5 years.

After the disciplinary period expires, these personnel's newly opened accounts will also be subject to stricter review.

  The relevant person in charge of the Jiangsu Anti-fraud Center introduced that in fraud cases, "black bank cards" are the main tool for criminals to transfer illegal and criminal proceeds.

The purpose of imposing financial penalties on these personnel is to further curb the sale of leased and loaned bank cards, thereby reducing illegal crimes such as fraud.

  The Public Security Department of Jiangsu Province also specially reminded that the sale of leased bank cards for fraud and other criminal activities harms both others and themselves.

In accordance with the relevant provisions of the Criminal Law, knowing that others use the information network to commit crimes, they still provide payment and settlement assistance for their crimes. If the circumstances are serious, they shall be sentenced to fixed-term imprisonment of not more than three years or criminal detention, together with or a fine.