Lee, 19, has been diagnosed with depression and was found to have a “low IQ” of 75. Photo: Sina News

Chinese teen bankrupts parents after spending over US$37,000 on live-stream ‘girlfriend’

  • The 19-year-old fell for the woman after they began chatting online, according to reports
  • She asked him to pay more to boost her popularity so he drained his family’s savings account – money they were going to use to buy a home
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Lee, 19, has been diagnosed with depression and was found to have a “low IQ” of 75. Photo: Sina News
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Zoe Low

Zoe Low

Zoe Low is a reporter at the Post, joining in 2018. Previously, she was an intern at The News Lens International in Taipei, covering Taiwan-China relations and foreign policy and social issues around Asia, particularly Southeast Asia. She graduated from the London School of Economics and the National Chengchi University in Taiwan.