Record number of China foreign teacher expats deported in 2014 according to CFTU special report…

You cannot legally work on the above visa!   For more than a decade over 20,000 expat foreign teachers were working illegally on tourist, student, and business visas.  If caught the worse you could expect was a fine, a stern warning, and 30 days to get legal (obtain a Z work visa).  Times have changed […]

China’s Famed Pirates of Zhongguancun – Fake Electronics Fraud Capital Of World… Buyers Beware!

No matter what language you speak or from which country you hail, YOU qualify to be the next fraud victim of China’s famous silicon valley outlet mall for electronics known as Zhongguancun located in the heart of Haidian District, only 1,000 meters away from famous Peking University. Here at this bustling center of cut-rate electronics […]

China “Work Abroad” Scams Growing – Blacklist & Whitelists Now Being Compiled – YOUR Help Is Requested

With each passing day, China is is being used more often as “bait” for over 300 known and growing “work abroad” scams. Thousands of desperate unemployed people from westerns economies that are gasping for air, as well as new university graduates with huge student loans to repay are falling for ads like this one… “English-Speaking […]

OnlineTEFL.com And Other Fraudulent On-Line Training Scams Growing Fast – Caution Urged

As world economies still struggle in the West, more and more English-speaking people who find themselves unemployed, or stuck in a boring job are now being lured abroad to Asia to teach with hundreds of “Work Abroad” ads. But with no teaching backgrounds they wonder about qualifications. But fear not future teachers, because for only […]

China Expat Forums – Friend or Foe? Either Way, A Conflict Of Interest For Sure…

When working or studying abroad in China, expats cannot really survive without an expat forum. It is where we find new jobs, roommates, Chinese lessons, new partners, housing, and fun things to do and see. Indeed these forums are invaluable and eventually we come to trust them as “one of us”. But in recent days […]

China Expats & Foreign Teachers Targeted For Identity Theft In Droves – 5,000 Victims Monthly

“Foreign teachers looking for a job in China these days often find a lot more than employment – grief. Sophisticated ID thieves have found a clever and easy way to defraud credit card companies and merchants in China using unwitting foreign English teachers as their “accomplices.” By posing as recruitment agents for some 19,000 schools […]

China Security Solutions Confirms: Most All Foreign Companies In China Scammed By Their Own Employees

You’d have to be a blind man living in a Mongolian cave without internet access not to notice the obvious – China has become a haven for fraud, almost on the same level as Nigeria. However scams that originate from China are far more devious, sophisticated and costly. Whereas a Nigerian scam may cost a […]