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Controversial Chinese influencer gets 30-month prison sentence for diet pills


A Shanghai court sentenced Guo Meiling, a Chinese influencer better known as Guo Meimei, to two-and-a-half years in prison and fined her 200,000 yuan (US$31,080) for “selling poisonous and harmful food” on Monday.Her accomplice, Wang Zouya, was sentenced to seven months in prison and fined 10,000 yuan (US$1,550), the Shanghai court said in a WeChat article.Guo was among 75 people arrested by Shanghai police for selling diet food that contained banned substances in a case that involved more than…

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