Luo Pingyi, a communications agent, was convicted of violating citizens’ personal information


Recently, luoping county people’s procuratorate to luoping county people’s court to prosecute a communication with shop agents in help customers deal with open card of phone link, use the open card customer real-name cell number and verification code register multiple mobile phone software, and will get cell phone number and verification code to provide multiple WeChat group in case of making a profit.Recently, Li mou mou for violating the crime of personal information of citizens was sentenced to detention for five months, suspended for five months, and fined 10000 yuan.The illegal gains returned to the public security organs shall be turned over to the state Treasury by the public security organs.Review of the case:Between June 30, 2020 and July 5, 2021, Li Mou of Luoping County used the convenience of operating a communication business to help customers with telephone card opening process,Without authorization to use the customer real-name cell number and verification code register multiple mobile phone software APP to pull new business (using open the customer’s mobile phone number and verification code for a phone software APP), and li mou some also offer multiple WeChat group in its work for citizens of the mobile phone number and verification code to others for profit, obtain illegal interests for a total of more than nine thousand yuan.The prosecutor said: in this case, Li mou in violation of the relevant provisions of the state, to sell citizens’ personal information to others serious, its behavior violated the “Criminal Law of the People’s Republic of China” article 253 one of the provisions:”Whoever, in violation of relevant regulations of the State, sells or provides citizens’ personal information to others, if the circumstances are serious, shall be sentenced to fixed-term imprisonment of not more than three years or criminal detention and shall also, or shall only, be fined;If the circumstances are especially serious, he shall be sentenced to fixed-term imprisonment of not less than three years but not more than seven years and shall also be fined.Whoever, in violation of relevant regulations of the State, sells or provides to others citizens’ personal information obtained in the course of performing their duties or services shall be given a heavier punishment in accordance with the provisions of the preceding paragraph…”Accordingly, the Li mou in this case already constituted the crime of encroachment citizen individual information.Prosecutors remind: in accordance with the Constitution of Our country and the “People’s Republic of China personal Information Protection Law” provisions, citizens’ personal information is strictly protected, illegal access to citizens’ personal information is illegal, the more serious constitute a crime will be investigated for criminal responsibility in accordance with the law.Every citizen should pay attention to the protection of personal information in daily life, do not easily reveal their important information to others, do not give the opportunity to lawbreakers.Industries that legally hold citizens’ personal information should firmly establish a law-abiding awareness, strengthen supervision within the industry, and strictly prohibit selling or illegally providing citizens’ personal information to others.Source: Luo Ping Procuratorial

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