Chinese investors were fooled by a company that claimed the United Nations was relocating its headquarters from Manhattan to a new, much larger site in the city of Xian in northwestern China. Photo: Alamy

Investors fleeced in UN relocation scam to new home in China

  • Company employee claimed to be ‘president’ of the United Nations, complete with official regalia
  • 37 detained after three-month investigation, with 27 imprisoned on fraud charges
Topic |   China Society

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Chinese investors were fooled by a company that claimed the United Nations was relocating its headquarters from Manhattan to a new, much larger site in the city of Xian in northwestern China. Photo: Alamy
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