Swindlers sold fake heal­ing quilts

China Daily (USA) - - CHINA -

More than 100 el­derly res­i­dents in Lian­jiang county be­came the vic­tims of a scam af­ter each paid 1,220 yuan ($180) for a quilt that they were told could cure a range of dis­eases, from hy­per­ten­sion to cer­vi­cal spondy­lo­sis, dur­ing an ex­hi­bi­tion held from Oct 18 to 20. The po­lice were called af­ter the quilts were found to be of poor qual­ity. The where­abouts of the ex­hi­bi­tion or­ga­niz­ers are not known.

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