Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Fake Call Centers from China

Chinese gangs are setting up fake call centers and are posing as debt collectors and fleece their unwitting victims in Taiwan, Korea, China, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia.

Gangs recruit accomplices, which are paid around $500 a month and 10% of the swindled amount - who then scam people.


Tourists warned over fake goods

France and Italy warns tourists not to buy fake designer goods, which mostly came from China.

Authorities are stepping up its drive against fake goods. In 2008 178 million fake items were seized. People who bought them may be fined a maximum of 300,00 euros in France.