Beep! Beep! You have Broken the Law.

Authorities in China are turning to technology to nab vandals--they use a computer program that spams the wrongdoers' mobile phones until they turn themselves in.

Officials in Hangzhou, the capital of China's Zhejiang province, have developed a system which bombards mobile phones with pre-recorded voice messages, according to the official newspaper, the People's Daily.

Businessmen who put up illegal advertisements which contain mobile numbers have become the target of the computerized phone-spammer.

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