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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Porn King Gets Death

BEIJING () -- A court in Beijing has sentenced to death the head of the capital's biggest pornography network, which printed 833,000 illegal books and magazines, the semi-official China News Service said.


It reported that Gu Jieshu was sentenced to death and the seven other members of his gang received sentences of between five years and a suspended death sentence.


Starting from March 1992, the eight, including a woman, all unemployed, published, printed and sold 12 kinds of pornographic literature, totalling 833,000 copies, from which they earned more than four million yuan ($470,000), it said.