Meet the Chinese playboy/scam artist who recently got exposed by his 17 girlfriends. Read on to find out more!
Taking a page straight out of the Catch Me If You Can playbook, a man from Hunan, China recently was exposed for being a scam artist instead of the playboy engineer he had everyone believe him to be.
This fraudulent fleecer was recently exposed when a car accident left him in the hospital. While recovering from his injuries, it is reported that all of his 17 girlfriends began visiting him. The odds and numbers were finally against the man police have said is surnamed Yuan, when during these visits the 17 girlfriends inevitably ran into each other.
Upon meeting each other throughout the visits, Yuan’s tale of deception began to unravel itself as each of his girlfriends began discussing how they came to be involved with Yuan and noticed a startling similarity.
Not surprising considering that this was not Yuan’s first foray into fraud. Before his polygamist Ponzi scheme, Yuan is reported to have scammed his ex-wife out of nearly 250,000 RMB ($40,000) before divorcing her. Afterwards he set his sights to the endless amount of females he could scam on the internet, using popular Chinese social media apps like QQ and WeChat to scam close to 200 more women!
It is estimated that of the current 17 victims, he has conned somewhere in the range of tens of thousands of RMB, but if that was not outrageous enough, Yuan had even bigger cons that he pulled off unrelated to love.
At the time of his car accident, Yuan was actually employed as a Civil engineer, despite lacking the proper qualifications. Not only did he con the company he worked for with a fabricated civil engineering degree from a university, but was able to mask the fact that his education only went up to middle school!
It is believed Yuan will be charged with fraud and that the courts are viewing this as a serious criminal matter.
But hey, given the recent news in China about spurned lovers, Yuan is lucky he didn’t get his dick chopped off 17 times like this poor sap.