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The Beijing News: Chinese Police Take Action against Malicious Short Sellers

On July 14, 2015, The Beijing News published an article on new findings from a recent investigation on “Malicious” short selling of A-shares (Chinese domestic stocks).

On July 9, 2015, Vice Minister of China’s Public Security Meng Qingfeng entered China Securities Regulatory Commission with a police team in order to look for “malicious” short sellers. On July 12, 2015, the Ministry of Public Security in conjunction with the China Securities Regulatory Commission discovered some clues leading to the crimes of “malicious” short selling of stocks and indexes. Some trading companies have been involved in manipulating securities and futures exchanges. China’s Public Security Ministry and the China Securities Regulatory Commission will take action against “hostile short sellers.”

Source: The Beijing News, July 14, 2015