329 China Foreign Teachers Arrested For Using Fake TEFL Certificates in April of 2017…

As a Public Service Announcement, we are releasing the below information to confirm to all TEFL teachers inbound to China, that the Chinese government is dead serious about enforcing their fairly new “FALSE DOCUMENTS LAW”. This new law was originally design and intended to stop, or at least reduce the quantity of counterfeit goods (mostly […]

Confessions of a China ESL & TEFL Teacher Job Agent – What Recruiters Will Never Tell you…

As you might guess, we get a lot of email at China Scam Patrol. We never expected to get a confession like this however. We received permission from “RWA” to publish his email in our April newsletter and on our website as well… A Warning to China Job Applicants from a former China ESL Teacher […]

Is Gi2c China Internship Program A Legal Scam Or Legit?

The below report is a follow-up to our preliminary report dated April/2015. Be advised that we have been retained by a former Gi2C employee and a former client to investigate this company from A-Z They have not authorized us to make full disclosure as they are contemplating a legal action at this time. However the information provided […]

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 […]