HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Why more of China’s digital-savvy Gen Z youth are falling victim to online fraud than their elders [October 29, 2019]

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1. Gen Z 

2. ripe for the picking

3. Those born after 2000 who have savings in the bank; this generation frequently uses online payment platforms which have increasingly been targeted by fraudsters.

4. Alipay helps users verify whether a QR code is a malicious link, while WeChat has closed accounts linked to credit card fraud.


6. (i) NG

(ii) F

(iii) T

(iv) T

7. They create fake jobs with attractive salaries, or impersonate investment advisers to persuade “investors” to buy high-return stocks.

8. D

9. C