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China Protesters Demand Back Billions Tied to Suspected Scam (1)

May 26, 2022, 2:21 AM

Hundreds of people took to the streets of the largest city in China’s Henan province this week, calling on authorities to ensure the return of tens of billions of yuan invested in what could be one of the nation’s largest financial scams.

Protesters gathered outside the local office of the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission on Monday in Zhengzhou city, carrying signs that read “Return my savings,” according to half a dozen people familiar with the matter, who asked not to be named discussing a sensitive subject. The crowd was dispersed by police and told to return home as ...