EF English First to Close in China?... No!

A scam notice said the company's training centers for kids and teens would close and that parents could claim refunds.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 25 July 2022

Illegal Border Crosser Accidentally Reported to Police by Cousin

A man let slip to police in Zhejiang province that his cousin had illegally entered Myanmar.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 04 July 2022

Watch Out for Pickpocketing and Other Scams Over CNY

Be careful of pickpocketing and other petty crimes during the Lunar New Year in China.

by That's, 19 January 2020

Chinese College Student Loses ¥50,000 after Tmall Scam

A student was recently scammed out of over RMB50,000 after a purchase made on Alibaba’s Tmall e-commerce platform.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 22 October 2019

Safe Surfing: Your Ultimate Guide to Online Scams in China

China might seem like a port in a storm when it comes to public security. Though the truth is, local swindlers have long moved from old-school preying on street corners to telecom fraud....

by Edoardo Donati Fogliazza and Grigor Grigorian, 07 August 2019

Alexander Pato Set to Leave Tianjin FC After Quanjian Health Scandal

As its previous name suggests, the football club used to be managed by none other than the Tianjin-based ‘healthcare product empire’ Quanjian Group.

by Jonathan Zhong, 11 January 2019

Embattled Tianjin Health Company Probed for False Ads and Pyramid Schemes

A case has been filed against Quanjian for false advertising, exaggerating the efficacy of their products and organizing pyramid schemes.

by Jonathan Zhong, 04 January 2019

Sophisticated Fraud Scheme in Shenzhen Costs Apple Billions

Fraudsters have been replacing fundamental parts with fake ones inside iPhones before bringing them back to Apple store for component replacements.

by Jonathan Zhong, 11 October 2018

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