Monday, August 22, 2016

"China’s Corpse Salvagers Profit From Misfortune"

Hundreds of people went missing as a result of China’s summer of heavy rains, floods, mudslides, and dike breaches, according to the latest figures, and most of the missing have since been found dead. Around the country, opportunistic scavengers make money when they find these lost bodies.

According to an article in newspaper Chinese Business View, a man known only by his surname Wang was asked to pay 100,000 yuan ($15,000) to a corpse salvager who had found the body of his sister.