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The Husband Died, the Son is Ill, the Girlfriend Scammed the Woman for Forty Million Dollars

Vulnerability is the cause of being scammed here, from the Newspapers, translated…

A woman, Chen saw that her childhood best friend after she retired from the banks, she’d weathered through the death of her husband, her eldest son’s divorce, and she had a stroke herself, claimed that she knew a “master”, attempted of scamming her best friend for money using that she wanted to help her get rid of her bad luck, and, as her former colleague realized that something wasn’t quite right and called the police, that, was how this scam got busted, and the D.A. asked for Chen to be taken into custody, which the judge allowed for.

The police pointed out, that the sixty-seven year-old Chen grew up with the victim, and so, she’d trusted Chen, but, Chen too advantage of the victim’s husband dying, her eldest son fallen ill, her younger son in the U.S., working, she felt lonely and empty, in a year’s time, she’d managed, to scam her for about forty million dollars.

The police stated, that last year in August, Chen told the victim, that she knew a “master” who knew how to turn her luck around, to ward off her bad luck, but she must put up the money for the procedures, Chen used the fact, that the victim’s husband had died, because there was something bad in her karma, her eldest son’s divorce, as well as her stroke, are all, due to difficulties in her life, wanted the woman to pay a huge sum of money, to have rituals performed for her.

Later, Chen told the victim, that she was hexed by a former coworker, and that she must pay some money, to have the hex removed, or, she will lose her life, and her offspring will have bad luck too.  The victim had, given thirty million dollars N.T. to Chen, and Chen said, that she is in charge of manipulating the prices on the sales of properties, that she could make sure that the victim gets her property’s value increased, and the woman had signed over a house that she has in a very highly-priced neighborhood, to the bank, for ten million dollars N.T. for Chen to use.

Last month, Chen asked the woman to take her retirement pension which was very good from the banks out, to give it to her in cash, and the woman’s former colleagues realized that something wasn’t quite right, he’d notified the police, and, got the victim to use $100,000N.T., to lure Chen out, and, the police busted her.

Chen stated, that she was looking out for her old friend, that it wasn’t fraud, the police booked her on fraud, and, the judge allowed for her to be taken into custody after the D.A. pleaded the case.

So, this, is the downside of trusting someone too much, like this woman, who’d trusted the scam artist, and ended up, losing almost everything she had, but gladly, she didn’t, and this scam artist used her friendship with the woman, and she knew the woman’s state of mind, how she felt she was having a good run of bad luck, and that, was how she was able to scam her.

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Hiring Adolescent Girls to Strip Online, Only Pays Them $8000N.T. a Month

Because???  Oh yeah, SEX still SELLS!  From the Front Page Sections, translated…

A man, Chien was suspected of working with an agency and illegally recruited twenty-six young men and women to work as strip reporters, and hold webcam conferences with the clients completely nude, and, the workers got scammed by the layers, and, only managed to get paid just three-percent of what the audiences paid to the company; some of the employees changed their minds about working there, and were threatened to get exposed if they don’t keep on working by the agency, some wanted a name-brand bag, and, had webcam conferences with clients with her top off, and only managed to receive a little over $8,000N.T.s for working a little over a month.

The Detective Department two nights ago, separated into teams, went to Kaohsiung, Yilan, Changhwa, Chiayi, Tainan, and Pingdong, etc., etc., etc., the studios, as well as the members’ residences, arrested Chien and the twelve agents, they’d confiscated the computers, the tactic manual, along with other times, the police booked the individuals based off of laws against sex trade of children, human trafficking,, and other laws; the police said that of the twelve agents, one of them was a transgendered person, and, of the twenty-six underage platform sex news reporters, at least two of them were just teens.

The website runs on memberships, and, there were over four hundred strip reporters, and the one-on-one sessions with the news casts via webcam or by phone sex would cost $2N.T.s a minute, and one sex reporter to multiple audience is $5N.T per minute, and for the top off, completely nude, topless, sexually illicit behaviors, the website would change anywhere from $500N.T. to $1,500N.T.s, the station would earn anywhere from four, to five million dollars N.T. per month, but the agency, and the website took about ninety-seven percent of the total earned, and only three percent would be given to the strip reporters.

And so, IF you have a brain, then, you’d see, that it’s NOT a good deal, after all they’re asking you to go all O-U-T in front of a CROWD, and, what do you get?  Almost NOTHING, compared to how much the agents are getting, and this is still happening because???  Oh yeah, SIMPLE economics: supply AND demand?  Hello, hello, hello?  Sex still SELLS, but the cash goes into the pockets of, NOT those who are topless, and, that, is just what you get, if you’re DUMB enough, to think that it’s EASY money!

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A Man with Only an Elementary School Education Managed to Scam a Rich Businessman from a Namely University in the U.S. for Two Hundred Million Dollars

You have to wonder: H-O-W!, right???  From the Newspapers, translated…

A man, Chung Chen, with the priors in fraud claimed that he was a manager of a hedge fund, that he was in charge of a hundred billion U.S. dollars, then, he’d forged the documentations from the banks, and tricked a rich businessman, Lin, to invest with him, Lin got scammed for two hundred thousand million dollars, but because he felt ashamed and stupid, he’d kept it covered up, until two years later, but, he wasn’t able to get a single CENT that he’d lost back again.

The District Attorney’s Office in Shihlin indicted Chen on fraud, falsifying documentations, of the stocks, the female secretary, Hsiao, and accomplice, Wang were also, indicted as well.  The D.A. believed, that Chen and his scam ring claimed that they’d “wired the two hundred million dollars abroad, and don’t know where the money is anymore”, after they were caught, they showed bad attitude, and so, the D.A. asked the courts to give them all, heavier sentences.

The D.A. pointed out, that the seventy-year-old Chen only had an elementary school education, but, with his articulateness, he was able to persuade so many others in Taiwan and China.  And, as the Pacific Island of Palau became independent in 1994, Chen had falsified the ads of “Buying up properties in Palau”, when he’d gotten charged with fraud too.

The rich businessman, Lin graduated from a namely university in the U.S., he said, that as he’d worked in Jiangsu back in 2010, he’d met Chen, Chen falsely claimed that he was a hedge fund manager of the foundation left over from the revolutionary times, that he was in charge of overseeing an account of ten billion dollars U.S.D.

Later on, Chen provided for the falsified documentations of two foreign banks, with the total of over two hundred billion dollars in assets, and, all those present all chimed in on how he had that much money, and stated that the setting up of the roads and the freeways, as well as the transportation systems in Taiwan, was aided with his foundation, that, was why Lin had trusted him.

Chen then falsified that the hedge funds had a plan, that he’d only needed to invest in the projects, then, Lin could get the returns of twenty billion U.S. dollars in return, Lin thought it was for real, and actually wired the twenty million dollars to him.

Uh, how GULLIBLE CAN you be?  And this still just shows, how those get-rich-quick schemes are still appealing, to a TON of SUCKERS, and, it’s still all due to greed, that’s gotten this “investor” SCREWED!

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After She’d Scammed Him for Money, She’d Faked Her Own Death, the Engineer Felt Guilty…Was Scammed, Again

Stupidity, stupidity, AND, more of that, S-T-U-P-I-D-I-T-Y, from the Front Page Sections, translated…

A woman, with priors in fraud, after putting her make up on, she looked like a female star, she’d used her beautiful photograph, to seduce a man who’s an engineer for the Southern Scientific Park, De (a false name), used the excuse of needing money to get her dance recitals set up, and borrowed one million dollars from him, after they’d met up, she’d shown her “true self” to him, but, refused to give him back the loan he’d gave to her, and, she’d faked her own death, and, took the identity of the man’s friend, and managed, to scam an extra three million dollars N.T. from him, the D.A. charged her with fraud yesterday.

The woman, Lin (age 33) from, Hsinbei City, weighed about 154 pounds, with long eyes, voluptuous in figure, is the mother of two.  Four years ago, she’d used MSN messenger, to meet De (age 37), she’d told him she was a school dance instructor, would ask him how he was every single day, plus, Lin’s photo resembled that of a female actress, De had fallen for her, and, in three months on interacting online, they’d started referring to one another as boyfriend, girlfriend.

But, as they’d dated, for not yet three weeks, Lin lied about how she’d lost her purse, and needed the money to put on a dance exhibition, needed the money for her outfits, etc., etc., etc., and managed to get De to lend her a total of over a million dollars.  In De’s requests, the two of them met, and, De’s dreams were shattered immediately, the very next day, he’d asked to break up with her, and asked her to give back the money he’d loaned to her in three days’ time, Lin started crying into the phones, on how poor she was, and told him that she’d swallowed some pills to commit suicide already.

Not long thereafter, Lin took on the identity of her younger cousin, Wang, said that Lin couldn’t be saved, after being rushed to the hospitals, and had owed a lot of debts before she’d passed, hoped that De would help her pay it up, so she could go ahead, get the paperwork sorted out, and that she will be paying him back, on her “cousin’s” behalf.

De took it to be real, believed that he had pushed Lin to commit suicide, and felt awful, and paid up Lin’s medical bills and her debts, also, he’d paid for her child’s hospitalization fees from getting the stomach flu.

The character of Lin’s cousin whom Lin impersonated later on said that she was hospitalized due to a car wreck, and, she’d taken the persona of her female friend, Hsiao, as the window for communication between De and the ladies, but it was still just her; and, the persona, Hsiao told the sob story of how she’d owed debts, and was sold to the strip bars, and, De felt sorry for her, and started wiring the money, to help get her out.

In just six short months, De had wired a total of one-hundred fifty times, in the total of four million, one hundred thirteen thousand, dollars N.T., and, all of his own savings are now, gone, but, he couldn’t get the autopsy reports of Lin, that, was when he realized, that he was scammed by Lin, who took up three different persona, he got angry, and sued, and, they’d reached a settlement of $2.5 million N.T.s.

Who’s the SUCKER here???  You ASSHOLES are!  And, that just shows how easily, you DUMB-ASSES would fall for these BULLSHITTING S-O-B stories, and, it all started with the intentions of “hooking up” too, so once again, love, was the primary way, used to SCAM.

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A Man Only Wanted to Save His Girlfriend, Refused to Believe that He Was Actually Scammed, Blamed the Officers, “Why Did You Take My Chance at Happiness Away”

Because you were too eager, that, was made you fall prey!!!  From the Front Page Sections, translated…

A twenty-seven year-old man, Huang met a “girlfriend” through a cell phone app, at night, he’d gotten a call for ransom, that his girlfriend was kidnapped, and he must pay with the online gaming credits of $30,000N.T. to get her to safety; Huang believed it, and no matter how hard the police tried to convey to him, that “it’s a scam”, he wouldn’t stop believing, he’d even cried, as he’d questioned the police, “Why must you destroy my chance at happiness?”, in the end, the police called up his family, for them, to take him home.

Huang, who worked at a super convenience shop, awhile ago, used the matchmaking app, Beetalk, met a girl who claimed to be a hooker, “Chih”, Huang felt himself, falling for her; “Chih” first played the victim, texted, “I didn’t want to work like this, but my family is poor, and that, was why I’d sold,” then she’d shown care and concern for Huang’s work, he felt that he’d become important in her life, and started feeling infatuated.

At noon, he’d just chatted with “Chih”, and in the evenings, he’d received a call from an unknown male claiming, “I have your girlfriend, you will come to Shihlin, and hand over $30,000N.T. worth of gaming credits, or, I will cut your girlfriend’s hands and feet off!”  Huang went to the super convenience shops, printed out the gaming credits of $30,000N.T’s worth, ready to go and safe his girl, the manager of the shop thought that it was odd, and called the police immediately.

The police found that the number that Huang received the call from was listed as a number that’s scammed for 8,000 times, and consoled Huang hard, “It’s a SCAM!”, but Huang didn’t believe the officers, kept reminding them, “Time is almost up, let me just go to her for a little bit; she needs me, I’ll know when I go there.”

As the police worked hard, to console him, told him, “Why do you trust the scam artists so much, and not us, the police?”  All of a sudden, Huang started sobbing, “Why must you all see my bliss get taken from me?”

Later on, the police reached out to Huang’s families, and they’d come to the subprecinct, to talk some sense into Huang, and, finally, they were able to persuade him, that it was, all a scam, and he was taken home by his families, but, as Huang left the subprecinct, Huang still held to the beliefs of how “Chih” was his girlfriend.

Uh, yeah, you’ve GOT to be so god DAMN F***ING (maxed out????) desperate for some attention of the members of the opposite sex to fall prey to that, and, the man was taken TO the police station, and he tried to convince the officers that his girlfriend was taken, when the police had the EVIDENCE, the numbers on their file, compared to the number that he’d received the calls from on his cell, and this IDIOT still wouldn’t believe them, uh, if that’s NOT stupid, then, I don’t know what is!

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An Elderly Woman Was Scammed for $1.26 Million N.T., This Time, She’d Used Money Offered to the Deceased, to Lure the Scammers Out

Taking the BAIT here, from the Newspapers, translated…

An elderly woman, Huang had lost 1.26 million dollars to scam artists at the beginning of the month, and the scam artists tried it again, the police were called, and decided to let it play out, had Huang taken the money offerings to the deceased to meet up with the scammers, yesterday, they were able to successfully arrest Chen and Dai, who were both drivers for the scam ring.

The police found, that this particular scam ring used the name of Kaohsiung District Attorney’s Office, on the 2nd, they’d called Huang up, told her that someone had used her bank accounts for scams, and was about to get put on ice by the banks, that she must transfer all of her savings into an account for the sake of surveillance, and after they’d checked to see, that she’s uninvolved, then, the money will be returned to her, but because they were chasing the leads secretively, if she’d told anybody of this, she will be charged with disclosing of privacy matters.

Huang had withdrawn a total of $1.26 million N.T.s, the workers at the post office felt that something wasn’t right, they’d notified the police, but it was already too late, and so, the patrol officers can only remind her, that if the person called back again, to tell him that she still had a million dollars in savings left, and immediately call them up.

Out of her expectation, the scammers called again yesterday morn, Huang followed the words of the police, took the paper money offered to the deceased, next to San-Jia Elementary School to meet, waited until Chen and Dai, the drivers came to pick up the cash, the officers who were ambushing came out, and successfully, subdued the two men.

The two suspects claimed that they’d found the ads on the papers, that they didn’t know each other, Chen applied for the position of a driver, and Dai, as a deliveryman, and each trip they’d get paid $5,000N.T., after the inquiries, the police booked both men on fraud charges.

And so, this, is how easily the elderly were scammed, but gladly, the police were there, the second time the scammers called, and that just shows, how older people are targeted, because of how vulnerable, how gullible they are.

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Stealing Someone Else’s Credit Card, to Take Out the Pretty Ladies, Managed to Swipe Away a TON of Someone Else’s Money

From the Front Page Sections, translated…

A man, Niu was seeing two women, Peng, and Hsieh at the same time, he was suspected of stealing both women’s credit cards, and swiping the cards without their consents.  The investigative officers found, that Niu and Peng went to the motel to get a room, he’d stolen Hsieh’s credit card to pay for it.  The High Courts in Taiwan found Niu guilty of stealing the credit cards twice, and, used the cards a total of twelve times, and, the courts found him guilty of theft, fraud, along with some other charges, gave him two years in prison, but he can pay his way out of serving time.

Niu in October of 2012, became a couple with Hsieh, whom he met online, he’d gone to Hsieh’s house as a guest, went into her bedroom, took her credit card without her consent.  And, Niu started swiping her card in both Taipei, and Hsinbei, as well as the city of Hsinchu, to treat himself to Japanese food, coffee, motels, charged a total of over $70,000N.T. onto her card; and, there were several charges to the motels, which he took a brand new woman he’d recently hooked up with, Hsieh to.

During the time when Niu was “cheating” on Hsieh, he’d swiped her card, and later on, he’d left Hsieh’s credit card in Peng’s car, then, took Peng’s card, and swiped it instead; he’d taken Peng to motels in the city of Hsinchu, to a bar in Miaoli, to fine dining, and also, to the movies in Taipei, swiped nearly $50,000N.T., and, it was, all, on Peng’s account.  Peng realized that her credit card was missing, and found Hsieh’s card in her car, thought that something wasn’t right, reported it to the credit card centers, and called the police too.

Niu denied having stolen the cards, claimed that Hsieh had authorized him, and that Hsieh knew of EVERY single charge on her card; in the almost fifteen days he’d started dating Peng, he’d paid for their meals, and he handed the cash to Peng, and Peng had swiped her card, to get the bonus points.

The High Courts believed, that credit card is a matter of personal property rights, unless two people were very intimate, most people would not allow someone else to use it; and, Hsieh and Niu only dated for a month, and, based off of normal reasoning, she wouldn’t have allowed him to swipe her card as he pleased, and, that as Peng was dating Niu, she’d never paid, and, the slips that were signed for the credit cards, the handwriting was different from her signatures, that, Niu had taken her cards and swiped, without her permissions.

So, we have, another scammer for money, and, this time, he’d still used LOVE as his cover, and, that, was his way of doing things, and, gladly, this LOSER only HAD two victims, and, if he wasn’t caught, GOD knows how many ladies would fall…

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