Woman held over de­cep­tion

China Daily (USA) - - CHINA -

Xiao Li, a 25-year-old woman, who pre­tended to be four sep­a­rate peo­ple to de­fraud a fel­low vil­lager, sur­named Li, of more than 210,000 yuan ($31,818), has been de­tained in Ji­ax­i­ang county. Xiao, who passed her­self off as the daugh­ter of a se­nior of­fi­cial in Jin­ing city, told Li that she could help her find a job in an ur­ban area. To win Li’s trust, Xiao called her and then pre­tended to be other peo­ple, telling Li that she had been re­cruited by a com­pany. Li handed over a large sum of money, but later re­al­ized that he had been the vic­tim of fraud and sought po­lice help.

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