About 800 citizens of PRC deportedVideo
In cooperation with the Customs General Administration, the Mongolia Immigration Agency, and the Ulaanbaatar Railways JSC, about 800 Chinese citizens that worked in Mongolia despite entering with a 30-day tourist and business visa has been deported by special duty train.
On the night between October 29 and 30, a joint investigation conducted by the General Intelligence Agency, the National Police Agency and the Mongolia Immigration Agency has found the citizens doing activities that are outside of their purpose of arriving in Mongolia. Thus, as stated in Article 37.1.7 of the Law on the Legal Status of Foreign Nationals, the citizens are banned from entering the territory of Mongolia for three years, and being deported via the ‘Zamiin-Uud’ international port then handed to the side of the People’s Republic of China.
Синх: Spokesperson of the National Police Agency B.Baatarkhuu “As of now, we cannot give an exact number. Some Chinese citizens and two Mongolian citizens are currently being investigated due to being alleged organizers of cybercrimes. In the framework of the partnership between the police agencies of the two countries, the deported citizens will be handed over to the corresponding organization. All of the hotels the citizens were staying at were being monitored. Thus, an investigation has been done at the hotels, and the citizens were brought to the Ulaanbaatar station by the police. The train will be under a high level of police security”.
While on October 30, Director of the General Intelligence Agency D.Gerel said, “We have been conducting an investigation on groups of citizens of the People’s Republic of China that were working online from August. They are being investigated on the allegation that about 800 citizens that entered Mongolia with tourist visas in groups of 20-30 were involved in money laundering via online games and other methods,” Commissioner-General of the National Police Agency S.Baatarjav said, “During our investigation, it was revealed that the aforementioned citizens were using about 1,000 computers and about 10 thousand mobile sim cards. All of the citizens involved in the case aside from those who are suspected of being the organizers will be deported.”
The about 800 Chinese citizens that were arrested were staying at five hotels in Ulaanbaatar until their deportation.