The Beijing Department of the Ministry of public security of China announced the payment of monetary awards to citizens who provide information about foreign spies. About it reports BBC News.
For this kind of data donositeli can get from 10 to 500 thousand yuan (1.5 to 72 thousand dollars) depending on the value of the information provided.
As stated in the statement of the Management, people should help the authorities to put “the iron barrier” on the way of foreign intelligence services. Vigilant and conscious assistants can contact the Agency by phone of the hot line opened in the past year, write a letter or personally appear to testify.
Moreover, the authorities recalled that the country last year a program of raising awareness of citizens about the machinations of foreign intelligence services.
21 April last year, a Chinese court sentenced to seven years in prison the man who photographed military facilities and Navy ships in the interests of foreign intelligence. Using data on vehicle numbers and the location of ships, foreign experts could judge the military activities of China in the East China sea. Law enforcement bodies do not disclose information about exploration of which state worked Chen Wei. We only know that the tasks he received not less than 20 thousand in a foreign currency.
two days earlier against another Chinese accused of espionage were sentenced to death.