In 2002, a Jilin businessman was intercepted by police for carrying gold, 46kg of which was confiscated. Not long afterwards, government policies were changed, and the trade of gold became legal. 13 years later, after many trials, the man was finally found innocent, and after some twists and turns finally got his gold back from the government. Netizens believe the only reason he got his gold back so smoothly was because media reports and the attention of us netizens. Some also said this businessman should be happy, because the value of his gold has grown quite a lot over the 13 years it was confiscated.