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, 28 January 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

Cheating Pigeons Use High-Speed Train to Win Race in Shanghai

A cheating scandal rocks China's bird racing world after recent revelations of pigeons taking the high-speed train during annual Shanghai Pigeon Grand Prix.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 29 August 2018

249 Detained for ¥42.6 Million Fraud Scheme in South China

Police arrested suspects in 22 locations across Shenzhen and Guangzhou.

by Evelyn Wang, 27 June 2018

New Meters Installed in 10,000 Beijing Taxis to (Hopefully) Prevent Scams

The cabs have been fitted with sophisticated meters that will deter drivers from rigging meters and help verify the identity of drivers.

by Justine Lopez, 27 March 2018

Sichuan Town Stuck with 2 Tons of Phoney Coins Used as Bus Fare

Fake currency, chocolate coins and Filipino pesos are among last year's take of bogus fare payments, valued at RMB150,000 in lost revenue.

by Daniel Plafker, 11 January 2018

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