Chinese sellers on Amazon hawk spittoons as fruit baskets to foreigners
  • Also traditionally used as chamber pots, the bowls, known as ‘tan yu’ in China, have been seen online marketed as ‘Chinese traditional antiques’
  • An investigation found the Amazon sellers were mostly based in mainland China, according to addresses attached to sellers’ profiles
25 Feb 2021 - 1:25PM
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Chinese sellers on Amazon hawk spittoons as fruit baskets to foreigners
25 Feb 2021 - 1:25PM
  • Also traditionally used as chamber pots, the bowls, known as ‘tan yu’ in China, have been seen online marketed as ‘Chinese traditional antiques’
  • An investigation found the Amazon sellers were mostly based in mainland China, according to addresses attached to sellers’ profiles
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