The website of China’s Ministry of Public Security announced on the 21st that so far, relevant local law enforcement agencies in northern Myanmar have handed over a total of 31,000 telecommunications network fraud suspects to China. However, Voice of America pointed out thatmyanmarThe rebels launched a series of coordinated attacks known as Operation 1027, linked to China’s crackdown on telecommunications fraud. This means that China’s crackdown on traitors in northern Myanmar was actually facilitated by Myanmar’s rebels.
Voice of America quoted Myanmar rebels as saying that despite pressure from China, security forces allied with Myanmar’s military junta were pursuingBeijingVery little action has been taken by the criminals concerned. It remains to be seen whether the operation brings about any change in Beijing’s relations with the factions fighting in Myanmar’s civil war.
The report reported that “Operation 1027” was named after its initiation date and was led by the “Three Brothers Alliance”, consisting of the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA), the Ta’aung National Liberation Army ( TNLA) and include. Arakan Army. The operation targeted pro-junta militias and the military-backed Border Guard Force (BGF), which administers the Kokang Autonomous Zone (SAZ), which was previously administered by Myanmar National Democratic Alliance forces before being recaptured by the Myanmar military in 2009.
On October 20, a mass killing took place in a decoy base in the Kokang Autonomous Region, triggering China’s support for “Operation 1027”. Li Jiawen, a spokesman for the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army, said that since September, Chinese authorities have begun to crack down more forcefully on cybercrime. “Ethnic armed groups along the border are also deeply involved in China’s efforts to curb criminal groups and traffic.” Chinese citizen.”
Li Jiawen pointed out that Kokang border troops were not deeply involved in combating cyberfraud syndicate, many of which are located in the Kokang Autonomous Region. It was only after launching “Operation 1027” that the Kokang Border Guard felt pressure to take action against cybercrime leaders. “So we’re the ones who are actually implementing this lucrative criminal activity of closing China’s borders.”
Myanmar military government spokesman Major General Zaw Min Tun said on the 17th that Kokang Autonomous Region police arrested four members of the Ming family in Lao Kai city on the 16th. The dead leader’s body was handed over along with other family members to authorities in Beijing on the 17th.
Due to this, China-Myanmar relations have to face a big challenge. Than Soe Naing, an expert on China-Myanmar issues and former member of the Communist Party of Myanmar, analyzed that from the Chinese perspective, “the military took action in accordance with the Chinese government’s requirements. Furthermore, China suffered greater losses due to cyber fraud. “The latest actions being taken near the border are currently leading to losses in trade revenue.”
China’s Ministry of Public Security said that since September, under the command and deployment of the Ministry of Public Security and the Yunnan Provincial Public Security Department, public security agencies in Xishuangbanna, Pu’er, Lincang and other places have carried out border police law enforcement. Cooperated with relevant local law enforcement departments in Myanmar and carried out a series of actions; After November, Chinese public security organs further deepened China-Myanmar police law enforcement cooperation and launched a fierce offensive against telecommunications network fraud crimes in northern Myanmar. On the 18th, law enforcement officers in the Mueux region of northern Myanmar successively handed over 571 telecommunications network fraud suspects to China.