Elaborate dating scams
After some time, the grifter "will start implying that he wants to marry the victim" and will claim his parents require a gesture of good will: an incredibly expensive (up to ,000) flower basket as a lucky charm for a fictional new store.
S., the remaining scams could be drawn straight from The Sting or The Grifters.
By clicking “I agree” below, you consent to the use by us and our third-party partners of cookies and data gathered from your use of our platforms.
The most ingenious of the Jiayuan scams starts when the owner of a fancy restaurant hires an attractive woman, who then makes a dating profile.
The woman then contacts a lonely heart over Jiayuan and convinces him to take her on a date to the expensive restaurant, where she runs up an enormous tab.
Many swindles involve a minor element of crime or some other misdeed.