Echinacities.com – Can they be trusted to keep your resume safe? Many China foreign teachers claim fake job ads and ID theft scam is allowed.

We just completed a three month investigation of China’s largest expat portal that gets over 50,000 hits a week after a rash of “coincidences” of identity theft victims in China made us smell something foul. We had opened some fake accounts and applied for a variety of jobs at ECC only to discover that many […]

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 […]

Is CUCAS Study In China Program A Scam? Too Many Expats Say “Yes”.

For the last four years Peter Zheng (his full Chinese name remains unknown at this time) has been soliciting expats in China and abroad to come study in China. Certainly there is nothing wrong nor unethical about this. Whether he charges foreigners $500 or $3,000 for his “Registration Services” is also quite legal if customers […]

Chinese University Students Getting Scammed Abroad And In China By Study & Work Abroad Frauds…

In China it is no coincidence that 80% of all children are wearing eye glasses by the age of 12 years. The life of a Chinese student is one of endless study from the age they can read. Many forfeit their entire childhoods just to be “properly prepared” for that dreaded Dragon that awakens every […]

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 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 […]