China’s hit anti-corruption TV drama In the Name of the People has just come to an end, but the cleanup campaigns for Chinese internet giants is continuing.

Meituan-Dianping, the acknowledged O2O giant in China, revealed ten graft cases in the group in an internal email, local media is reporting. A dozen employees and merchants were involved in charges of receiving bribes from merchants, deceiving merchants, stealing personal information of clients, and order scalping, whereby merchants inflate their sales through fake orders to cheat for platform subsidies. The suspected criminals have been handed over to the judiciary authorities for further investigation and trial.

The company says it will adopt a zero tolerance approach for those who make fake orders or conduct online frauds no matter they are company employees or merchants.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.