Scam Alert: Gi2c & Laowai Career Center are the same China job fraud!

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Skyler
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Scam Alert: Gi2c & Laowai Career Center are the same China job fraud!

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I only realized this after I recognized the voice of the girl (Mary) who called me from Gi2c to sell me an China internship with a Fortune 500 company in Beijing, was the very same "Mary" who called me last month for a VIP teaching Job in Shanghai! She actually admitted that she worked for both companies which she said were "sister companies". But when I asked her how she could be in Hangzhou and Beijing at the same time, she just changed the subject. So I jumped online and found this and about 20 other warnings: http://opnlttr.com/letter/laowai-career ... ews-you-be. Don't be fooled. These guys are smooth operators. But somehow the U.K. students caught on to them quickly a few years ago: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/search ... query=Gi2c
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Re: Scam Alert: Gi2c & Laowai Career Center are the same China job fraud!

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Have you been living in a cave? This is old news friend. You may want to check out http://reddit.com/r/chinascamcentral once a week to stay current on China scams. But here is the latest on these fraudsters which are now using 4 alias names and still buying fake testimonials but now they are doing it on Facebook and Twitter too. https://eslwatch.info/en/eslwatch-forum ... ebook.html. Maybe you should sign up for some RSS feeds so you get stuff like scam allerts minutes after it is posted.
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Re: Scam Alert: Gi2c & Laowai Career Center are the same China job fraud!

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Yes, and they also use the names Getin2China and Wiseway Global Education. People at Reddit have been hounding them to answer 21 questions for about six months but there is only silence; http://opnlttr.com/letter/why-wont-gi2c ... f-they-are
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Re: Scam Alert: Gi2c & Laowai Career Center are the same China job fraud!

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This is what Scam Watchers website had to say verbatim and I am glad I have no first-hand experience to share with you...

"If you want to work or live in China avoid this Laowai Career Center at all costs and their four other alias company names all operating from the same big boiler room in Beijing near Peking University. The owner is a wanted fugitive from White Russia who uses the name Yuri https://www.scam.com/showthread.php?739 ... ost1974186

They will sell you a career dream with a high p[aying job using all of their "connections" in Chima. They have a fancy website full of fake video testimonials and all the imagery to make them look legitimate. But here are 36 reviews from victims that tell the real story: http://opnlttr.com/letter/laowai-career ... ews-you-be

And here are there "many satisfied clients": ww.scamorg.com/gi2c-org-38. They claim to be ten years old but their website was registered in 2014.

There were literally over 200 complaints about them online but they employ a full-time hacker named Igor and this is how he keeps hiding the complaints http://chinascamreport.wordpress.com. So if you cannot find a more fun way to lose your money, call these thieves."
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Re: Scam Alert: Gi2c.org & LaowaiCareer.com are the same China job fraud!

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2021 SCAM UPDATE ON LAOWAI CAREER AND Gi2C CHINA INTERNSHIP AND TEFL JOB SCAMS:

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Yes, they are the same scam and their owner is a Russian who apparently owns 3 other China scams that exclusively victimize foreigners. Here are the most details I could find https://www.reddit.com/r/TEFLScams/comm ... nd_sister/

And if you have any doubts who you are dealing with, check out the the 30 page report at https://chinascampatrol.wordpress.com (scroll about 1/3 down the page and look for Gi2C headline.

This is the owner of all 5 scams https://media.makeameme.org/created/96ac71a136.jpg
The best TEFL advice I ever got is at https://reddit.com/r/tefl_tips_traps_scams and right here at TEFL.net.
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Re: Scam Alert: Gi2c & Laowai Career Center are the same China job fraud!

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LoL! Great meme. Unfortunately this Laowai Career China Scam is like the cockroach that never dies. This Russian is no dummy and will keep disguising his various scams with many aliases and all those wonderful testimonials and reviews he buys every few months for a few thousand dollars. Hoepefully he will screw over the wrong person who tracks him down and gives him the 2 hour beating he deserves.
Look Before You Leap at https://reddit.com/r/teflscams
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Re: Scam Alert: Gi2c & Laowai Career Center are the same China job fraud!

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The Russian owner of these super scams is quite famous in Beijing and was recently coronated at https:/reddit.com/r/TEFLscams

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I suggest every TEFL teacher take a visit to https://reddit.com/r/TEFLscams BEFORE they send off their resumes.
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