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Shanghai woman bilked by ‘US Army general’ in love scam

A “US general” has reportedly wangled some 1.2 million yuan (US$173,000) out of his infatuated lover, a 51-year-old woman living in Shanghai, in one of the city’s largest love scams in years. The victim became acquainted with the swindler on a popular Chinese dating platform while looking for a whirlwind romance in July. But she ended up remitting a huge […]