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

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

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

'Sexy Girl' Bots Scam ¥1 Billion from Dating App Users in China

In a nationwide investigation, police found chat bots posing as bodacious babes to have scammed users out of a collective fortune.

by Gary Bailer, 10 January 2018

Scammers Are Using Fraudulent QR Codes to Empty Wallets

Beware of fake QR codes: they could cost you.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 20 March 2017

Shenzhen's Green Taxis are Still Ripping Off Customers

And there's not much being done about it.

by Bailey Hu, 15 September 2016

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