Beijing Police have detained nine suspects who are members of an illegal wireless short message sending organization called "Xiao Hai".
Local media report that the suspects include a person surnamed Zou who has been involved in organizing homosexual prostitution and Wang Wenbin who police say is guilty of bank fraud.
Meanwhile, the Beijing Municipal Public Security Department and Communications Administration have jointly announced the termination of 131 phone numbers that were used to send pornographic and illegal messages.
Deputy director of Beijing Municipal Public Security Department Hong Yuan says that Beijing Police have aimed at five types of illegal behaviors, namely, organizing prostitution through SMS; spreading pornographic information via the Internet; cheating consumers in the name of banks or China Union Pay; smuggling guns, ammunition, explosives, fake cash, or counterfeit invoices; and teaching people to commit a crime.
Beijing police have acquired a black list record of more than 500 handsets both inside and outside of Beijing and they are currently tracking down those suspects.