Chinese Scams & Scammers

SCARS™ Scammers Arrested: China Captures 99,000 Telecom Fraud Suspects In Campaign

SCARS™ Scammers Arrested: China Captures 99,000 Telecom Fraud Suspects In Campaign Source: Xinhua| 2019-12-25 18:09:58|Editor: huaxia BEIJING, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- Chinese police have cracked 118,000 cases of telecom fraud and captured 99,000 suspects during their "Cloud Sword" operation launched in June, the Ministry of Public Security said Wednesday. "The figures marked a year-on-year increase of 62.7 percent and 135.6 percent, respectively", said Liu Zhongyi, director of the criminal investigation bureau under the ministry, at a [...]

SCARS™ Scam Warning: Chinese Blessing Scams 騙局警告:中國祝福騙局

SCARS™ Scam Warning: Chinese Blessing Scams 騙局警告:中國祝福騙局 The Blessing Scam Is Also Called The "Ghost Scam" Or "Jewelry Scam 祝福騙局也稱為“鬼騙局”或“珠寶騙局” The blessing scam (also known as the "Ghost Scam" or "Jewelry Scam") is a confidence trick typically perpetrated against elderly women of Chinese origin. The scam originated in China and Hong Kong and victims have fallen for it worldwide including in Chinatowns and overseas Chinese communities. The object of the scam is to persuade the [...]

SCARS™ Scam News: Anti-Scam Story Of The Year! Arrests Exceed 70,000 Worldwide in 2019

SCARS™ Scam News: Anti-Scam Story Of The Year! Arrests Exceed 70,000 Worldwide in 2019 WORLDWIDE ARRESTS OF CYBERCRIMINALS HAVE PASSED 70,000 - COMPARED TO 21,000 IN 2018 China alone is responsible for more than 60,000 cyber/scammer arrests in 2019 [Source: China's Ministry of State Security & China News Service - as related by SCARS|CHINA] Internet Crime Crackdown Leads To 60,000 Arrests Officially Announced On November 15, 2019 By The Official PRC News Agency Internet [...]

SCARS™ Cybersecurity News: Chinese Access To Dating Apps

SCARS™ Cybersecurity News: Chinese Access To Dating Apps American Cybersecurity Firm Discovers Mysterious Chinese Dating Apps Targeting US Customers Expose 42.5 Million Records Online A non-password protected Elastic database that was clearly associated with dating apps based on the names of the folders was found. The IP address of where it was found is located on a US server and a majority of the users appear to be Americans based on their user IP and