Robocallers Target Chinese Speakers in Latest Phone Scam
Jun 4, 2018 • Wall Street Journal
June 4, 2018
U.S. and Chinese officials have been warning U.S. phone users about the latest robocalling scourge: Chinese-language junk calls.
While most non-Mandarin speakers hang up on the automated calls, police say some Chinese speakers in the U.S. have been duped into paying millions of dollars by the fraudulent messages, which often claim to be coming from the Chinese Embassy or Consulate…