How We Got Scammed Out of $100,000 in Shanghai
Monica Shi & Amanda Shi
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I enjoyed this read, but I can’t say I support the sweeping generalizations you made at the end. Sure, this scam definitely wasn’t an isolated incident, and I understand your frustration at falling victim to a (not-so) cheap trick, but are you really going to have the moral of this story be that China as a whole only cares about money? It might be reasonable to call China’s tourism industry corrupt, but dragging in the whole country is a bit sensationalist, and makes it look like you’re trying to get this story picked up by Buzzfeed or something.

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