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CrimeWire: Remember, This Is An Easy Time To Get Robbed / Scammed

Just a SmartShanghai PSA, reminding you that people are expected to bring money home for Chinese New Year, and some do whatever it takes to get that loot. Case in point: Sunday at the South Railway St...
Last updated: 2016-02-01
Just a SmartShanghai PSA, reminding you that people are expected to bring money home for Chinese New Year, and some do whatever it takes to get that loot. Case in point: Sunday at the South Railway Station, an announcement warned "Beware of people posing as station employees and asking for money." Fake fines -- scammers are stepping their scam game up for the 2-0-1-6.

Basically, this is prime time to get pick-pocketed or have your house broken into, so lock your doors and windows, and double lock your bike. Don't carry a lot of cash or flash that iPhone6+ around. Take a bite 'outta crime.

TELL EVERYONE


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