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  •  Chinese shoppers are being scammed online
  • Chinese shoppers are being scammed online
    Jerry Cal (2011) ©
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Chinese shoppers are being scammed online

The postman’s hardly left your door before you rip open the package to get at your new designer bag. And it feels like Christmas until a feeling of dread starts to creep in. Telltale signs reveal that the bag is a fake. Unfortunately for Chinese shoppers, this scene is all too familiar.

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