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

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

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

14,000 Fake Bottles of Wine Seized in Shanghai and Xiamen

Police discovered and confiscated 14,000 bottles of fake Australian wine during a raid on three warehouses in Shanghai and Xiamen, arresting six people in the process.

by Isabel Chan, 16 November 2017

Shanghai Busting Illegal Taxi Drivers at Disneyland

A number of fake cab drivers have already been caught scamming passengers outside Shanghai's House of Mouse this summer.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 06 September 2017

Facial Scanning Now Being Used to Curb Public Rental Housing Fraud in Shanghai

First it was restrooms in Beijing, now it's public housing in Shanghai.

by Rachel Deason, 06 April 2017

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

Got Milk? 19 Arrested in Shanghai Over Expired Milk Scam

Expired milk powder from New Zealand brand being sold.

by Jonty Dixon, 25 October 2016

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