With more than $100 billion worth of loans and rising worries among Chinese consumers about privacy, Beijing is moving to rein in a freewheeling, well-funded boom in online personal loans.
"China’s New Lenders Collect Invasive Data and Offer Billions. Beijing Is Worried." is from the December 25, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and Cao Li and narrated by Kristi Burns.