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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Making Your First Million In China – As A Chinese School Principal!

  Did you ever wonder how Chinese school principals who officially earn the equivalent of $8,000 – $10,000 per year can be driving very expensive Mercedes Benz, BMWs, Audis, Porsches, and Land Rover luxury cars?  How can they afford to buy apartments costing more than 5 million yuan? Wonder no more… Actually explaining this mystery […]

China Visa Fraud Alert Issued By China Foreign Teachers Union – Shady Recruiters & Scam Agents Hard At Work!

This was received from the CFTU and is being published verbatim… Happy Chinese New Year to you and yours. We want your China adventure to be a positive one – perhaps a dream come true for you. But if you are not alert to the facts, your dream can quickly become a nightmare. We urge […]