Chinese authorities revealed ten major online pornography cases on Thursday, amid the nationwide campaign against illegal online publications.
In one case in Ninghai County, Zhejiang Province, six suspects have been detained for profiting from the circulation of obscene content on social network platform WeChat, including pornographic videos of underage girls, said the National Office Against Pornographic and Illegal Publications.
The public security authority has uncovered over 60,000 pornographic videos, with more than 10 million yuan (around 1.5 million U.S. dollars) involved in the case.
In another case in Guangyuan city, Sichuan Province, five suspects have been arrested over the online broadcasting of child pornography using an app which hides the pornographic content, with over 100,000 downloads. So far, three of them have been transferred to the procuratorial organ, the office said.
Major online obscene content cases in Hebei and Shanghai have seen the use of overseas Internet servers and involvement of foreign live-streaming performers.
In the first half of 2018, China confiscated more than 9.8 million illegal publications and dealt with 5,500 related cases, according to the office.