Chinese on line dating scams
He goes into detail about how some will say they want to meet and discuss their love only to pull a hog and jog and run off after eating.One woman whom he met told him that she did not like to talk at the dinner table. When the meal was over the woman vanished into the night.The women hook up with an “agency”, which is like a cyber-pimp or love broker.The cyber-pimp gets them onto an online dating site and coaches them on what to do.(1)Got an itch for love that only a beautiful Asian bride can cure? Chinese brides are faithful, loving and most of all “treat their men with respect”.So reads the litany of ads seeking to match unsuspecting men with a “loving” Chinese bride.He tells them that for a fee he can guide them along the path to love.
Hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars later, the woman suddenly loses interest, the love dies on the vine and another sucker is served.
The woman’s family believes Larry to be their daughter’s better half. Perhaps it’s his openness to the new and different. He smiles at me and his eyes twinkle through patches of curly brown hair.“This is who I was to meet.” He points at the computer screen propped on bony knees and then glances at me. The hair from the top of her head had decided a mass migration was in order and retreated, leaving little in its wake. I thought that the Chinese kitten princess had sent her mom to scout things out. Larry was a victim of the old ‘switcheroo’ whereby a woman posts a pic of herself in her prime.
What she lacked at the top of her skull had meandered around her jawline and chin, however. The unsuspecting foreigner shows up only to find a woman who barely resembles the woman he’d fallen for.
We sat down to talk about his China love search at his 70-meter abode overlooking downtown Beijing. That is what I was told.”I nod.“Yeah, so they told me to buy the home. I was pushing for marriage and they were pushing for cash. When Jack balked, the bride split and he was left with broken dreams. While Jack was almost taken by the “purchase my family a home” sting, Larry fared much worse.
“Her parents wanted money for a house,” he tells me. These people were royalty…”I interrupt and say that China has no royalty.“In the past, you know maybe they were Mongolians or something.” He stares, I nod. I buy them a house and then they give one back to me after the marriage.”“Why not just call it even? If you buy them a house and then they give you one, it makes no sense.”“That’s what I thought. So I was like ‘hey I want to see some rights of ownership and such.’”“How much was the house? Larry is the one who had to fill in for the groom at a Chinese wedding.He later received an e-mail from the woman stating that they were not a good match but that she wanted to keep in touch with him so that he could help grammar check her work e-mails. You’ve been burnt so much here.” I pause.“I refuse to believe I won’t be taken advantage of…” his voice trails off.