Aug 15, 2017 11:46 AM

Editorial: Recent Deaths Police Link to Pyramid Scams Highlight Need for Long-Term Solution

The recent deaths of three young people allegedly lured into pyramid-sales scams in Tianjin and Hubei province have shown yet again the evil side of the illegal networks that are essentially “business cults.”

A public outcry erupted after news media reported that two recent college graduates, Li Wenxing and Zhang Chao, plus a college sophomore, Lin Huarong, died recently in separate cases after they each told family and friends that they were going out to check out a job opportunity.

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