The video warns people to be careful when dating online. Photo: Weibo

Policeman dressed as woman in online romance scam video wins fans in China

  • Short clip released by police in Guangdong is part of campaign to raise awareness of the problem
  • It shows the officer in women’s clothes and make-up before he is arrested
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The video warns people to be careful when dating online. Photo: Weibo
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The 42 suspects were taken to Wenzhou on a charter flight from Hainan Island on Thursday. Photo: Weibo

Chinese police detain 42 suspects over fake prostitutes scam on WeChat

  • Suspects rounded up on Hainan Island and taken to Wenzhou, Zhejiang where they are being held for questioning
  • They are accused of creating profiles for young women sex workers to dupe ‘clients’ from across China, asking them to pay money before they could meet
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The 42 suspects were taken to Wenzhou on a charter flight from Hainan Island on Thursday. Photo: Weibo
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