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China Unicom Says It Uncovered Massive Revenue Falsification in Shaanxi Unit

By Qin Min and Yang Ge
China Unicom has disciplined 73 employees in Shaanxi province who were found to have falsified reports on new business. Photo: IC
China Unicom has disciplined 73 employees in Shaanxi province who were found to have falsified reports on new business. Photo: IC

(Beijing) – China Unicom, the nation’s second-largest wireless carrier, has disciplined 73 employees in Shaanxi province after discovering widespread falsification of new business to inflate revenue from their areas, according to multiple company sources.

An internal investigation by China United Network Communications Group Co. Ltd. determined the falsification in the north-central province was systemic, reaching up to the highest levels of management in individual cities where the fraud occurred, the sources told Caixin. Much of the investigation was detailed in an internal memo, which included reflection on why such massive internal data falsification had occurred, they added.

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