Coupons to redeem hairy crabs farmed from Yangcheng Lake in China are popular holiday gifts. Photo: SCMP Coupons to redeem hairy crabs farmed from Yangcheng Lake in China are popular holiday gifts. Photo: SCMP
Coupons to redeem hairy crabs farmed from Yangcheng Lake in China are popular holiday gifts. Photo: SCMP

Hairy crab season has arrived in China and so have the fake ‘paper crab’ fraud schemes

  • Coupons to redeem hairy crabs are a popular gift during Chinese holidays
  • But they also are an easy source for fraud, grifts and corruption

Topic |   Mid-Autumn Festival
Coupons to redeem hairy crabs farmed from Yangcheng Lake in China are popular holiday gifts. Photo: SCMP Coupons to redeem hairy crabs farmed from Yangcheng Lake in China are popular holiday gifts. Photo: SCMP
Coupons to redeem hairy crabs farmed from Yangcheng Lake in China are popular holiday gifts. Photo: SCMP
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