Posts tagged ‘chinese scam’

Portrait of a Chinese as a Scammer

My uncle received another e-mail solicitation offering to sell products from Apple, Nokia, and Samsung for way below market prices. Again, it came from a company based in China.

When he asked me for my opinion, I thought it was a scam right away. But I decided to give the company the benefit of the doubt. I went to investigate and tried to find out what I could on the internet.

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October 17, 2012 at 11:00 pm 15 comments

One Born Every Minute: Beware of Chinese Online Scam



My uncle has been living in the States for as long as I can remember, but his trust in the human race remains undiminished. Sometimes, Ii’m afraid, it borders on naiveté with dire consequences.

He’s the same uncle that I wrote about in this post.

If he’s not my uncle, I’ll call him a sucker many times over. But he happens to be my uncle, so I’m not going there. Besides, it runs on the family. I confess there are them days when I can be one as well.

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October 15, 2012 at 4:23 pm 11 comments


From The Book Thief

i have hated the words and i have loved them, and i hope i have made them right.

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