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ID: 2411 Elementary
They're out there lurking. They're sending text messages to try and get you to give them your money. 骗子 (piànzi)! Con-artists have quite a reputation in China. Learn about one of their most common scams in this lesson.
Tue Apr 01 2014 | Tom, Jenny Zhu
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zhè shì shénme ？wǒ kàn bù dǒng 。
What is this? I don't understand it.
我是房东。这是我的新卡号：4008 1927 1823 3827
wǒ shì fángdōng 。zhè shì wǒ de xīn kǎ hào ：sìlínglíngbā yījiǔèrqī yībāèrsān sānbāèrqī
It's the landlord. This is my new card number: 4008 1927 1823 3827.
ò ，kěshì wǒ yīzhí gěi tā xiànjīn ya 。
Oh, but I always just give him cash.
āyā ，kěnéng shì piànzi ！
Oh no. Maybe it's a con-artist!
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