Fifty seven members of a fraud ring — many of them members of the same family — have been jailed by a court in eastern China for an array of scams, local media has reported. For years the group had been running a pyramid china women dating scam but because it was not making enough money china women dating scam switched to online romance fraud inModern Express reported on Wednesday.
All the members of the ring — no matter what their age or sex — pretended to be single young women to scam men looking for girlfriends online. They were sentenced to between six months and 11 years in prison and fined betweenand 30 million yuan.
The court said it was wpmen case with the largest number of victims and defendants it had handled in recent years. The newspaper report gave details of two of the defendants, one of whom, a man named Chen, had targeted a Suqian man using fake pictures.
The victim, surnamed Liu, had struck up an friendship with what he believed was a young woman on the messaging app WeChat. However, Liu became suspicious and contacted police, which was china women dating scam trigger for the investigation that broke the gang. Another defendant, surnamed Mao, escort posting sites quoted as confessing to using a variety of fake profiles to target victims.
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