China News Service, Wenzhou, November 27 (Reporter Fan Yubin) Recently, the People's Procuratorate of Wenzhou City, Zhejiang Province approved the arrest of the criminal suspect Zhou Zhuohua in accordance with the law.

Case report

  The Wenzhou Municipal Public Security Bureau issued a notice on the evening of the 26th, urging Zhou Zhuohua to surrender as soon as possible and strive for leniency.

  According to the report of the case, in July 2020, the Wenzhou Municipal Public Security Bureau filed and investigated the case of Zhang Ningning and others opening a casino in accordance with the law.

It has now been found that a cross-border gambling criminal group with criminal suspects Zhou Zhuohua, Zhang Ningning and others as the backbone is suspected of committing crimes of opening a casino in China, and the circumstances are serious.

  The criminal suspect Zhou Zhuohua, male, a resident of Macau, China, is a shareholder and director of the company.

  It has been found that since 2007, Zhou Zhuohua has contracted gambling halls in casinos in Macau and other places, and opened online gambling platforms in the Philippines and other places in 2016.

In order to seek illegal benefits, Zhou Zhuohua developed domestic personnel as shareholder-level agents and gambling agents, and organized Chinese citizens to go to the overseas gambling halls contracted by him by means of high credit extension, promotion of gambling business, provision of vehicle shuttle services and technical support, etc. Participate in cross-border online gambling activities; set up an asset management company in China to provide services for gamblers to exchange assets for gambling chips, help collect gambling debts, and assist customers in cross-border fund payment; use illegal channels such as underground banks to provide gamblers Fund settlement services have gradually formed a cross-border gambling criminal group with fixed personnel, clear hierarchies, and a large number of people, led by Zhou Zhuohua, Zhang Ningning and others as the backbone.

  As of July 2020, the cross-border gambling criminal group headed by Zhou Zhuohua has developed a total of 199 shareholder-level agents, developed more than 12,000 gambling agents, and developed more than 80,000 gambler members in China. The amount involved is particularly huge, which has seriously harmed Chinese society. Management order.

  According to the criminal facts ascertained by the public security organs and in accordance with the Criminal Law of the People’s Republic of China, the Criminal Procedure Law of the People’s Republic of China and other legal provisions, the Wenzhou People’s Procuratorate decided in accordance with the law to approve the arrest of the criminal suspect Zhou Zhuohua for the crime of opening a casino.

  In addition, Zhang Ningning, a backbone member of the cross-border gambling criminal group headed by Zhou Zhuohua, and others have been prosecuted by the Wenzhou People’s Procuratorate for suspected crimes such as opening a casino.

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