Criminals in China are scamming children desperate for more online gaming time TechSpot


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What just happened? China's strict laws on how long under 18s can play online games have seen fraudsters take advantage of a 15-year-old's desperation, conning him out of $560 by promising a way to circumvent the three-hours-per-week restriction imposed by the government. CAC, or the cyberspace administration of China, writes (via The Reg ) that it has dealt with 12,000 cases of online fraud against youngsters this year. One of these incidents involved Tan Moumou, who was using some of his allotted online game time to enjoy a mobile title when someone added him as a friend on WeChat, China's...