Traf­fic ac­ci­dent scam pair jailed

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - CHINA - Pengci.

Two fraud­sters have been jailed in Dong­guan for stag­ing fake traf­fic ac­ci­dents in or­der to claim large amounts of com­pen­sa­tion from the driver, an act known as The men, sur­named Liu and Tan, made around 20,000 yuan ($2,870) from their scams, ac­cord­ing to Dong­guan No 1 In­ter­me­di­ate Peo­ple’s Court. In one in­ci­dent, the pair were bought a gold neck­lace by a driver af­ter Liu pre­tended to have been hit by her car, while Tan passed him­self off as a po­lice of­fi­cer. For the crime of ex­tor­tion, Liu and Tan were jailed for 18 and 14 months, re­spec­tively, and fined 3,000 yuan. night at a karaoke bar on Dec 17. She told po­lice that when she said no, Tan stopped the car and told her to get out. Wei was res­cued al­most four hours later, at about 3:50 am. San­i­ta­tion work­ers in He­fei sur­rounded a car with dozens of trash cans af­ter the ve­hi­cle’s owner parked it il­le­gally in front of a waste re­cy­cling sta­tion on Dec 17. Ac­cord­ing to a lo­cal res­i­dent, the driver parked his car at about 4 pm and did not re­turn for sev­eral hours. A san­i­ta­tion worker said the car had se­ri­ously af­fected the sta­tion’s op­er­a­tions. Win­ter won­der

An aerial photo taken on Wed­nes­day shows the spec­ta­cle cre­ated by frost-cov­ered pine trees in the Jingyue­tan Scenic Area in Changchun, Jilin prov­ince.

his foster daugh­ter, who he sup­ported fi­nan­cially for more than 23 years. Fang Chong­cai, 54, adopted Xiao Fang when he was 31. How­ever, ac­cord­ing to Chi­nese law, a sin­gle man can­not adopt a daugh­ter un­less he is above the age of 40. Xiao filed a case against Fang, and the city’s Qian­feng district peo­ple’s court re­cently ruled that her adop­tion was in­valid. who comes from a poor fam­ily in Guizhou prov­ince, was treated for car­dio­vas­cu­lar dis­ease at the No 2 Hos­pi­tal Affiliated to Nan­jing Univer­sity of Med­i­cal Sci­ence last year. He was dis­charged when the hos­pi­tal learned the he was too poor to pay for his med­i­cal bills, but re­turned re­cently, ac­com­pa­nied by his mother, to pay the money back and thank the hos­pi­tal for giv­ing him a se­cond chance at life. of de­mand­ing 20,000 yuan ($2,880) com­pen­sa­tion af­ter claim­ing they burned their mouths on the restau­rant’s soup. Ac­cord­ing to the owner, they placed fu­neral wreaths out­side his restau­rant af­ter he re­fused to pay up. Po­lice said the four sus­pects were all drug ad­dicts.

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