Monthly income of subway beggars exceeds 10,000 yuan (US$ 1,600)

By | June 2, 2013

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Passports and smart mobile phones found by on-site inspection of the subway beggars

Since 2009, the Nanjing subway law enforcement team had handled 10,269 cases of subway beggars. According to the metro department’s survey, 80 percent of the subway beggars are found to be “professional beggars”. Many beggars are not poor, on-site inspection of their belongings found passports, permits to Hong Kong and high-end mobile phones and ect. Experienced beggars’ daily income can be over 1,000 yuan (US$ 160) and monthly income of many subway beggars exceeds 10,000 yuan (US$ 1,600).

Source: 现代快报

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