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Woman in China horrified after man adopts her dog and threatens to butcher it if she won’t pay ransom

labrador duobao
  • Chen, a woman from Shenzhen in southern China, adopted out her 2-year-old dog, Duogao, to a man who later tried to extort 5,000 yuan (approximately $719) from her by threatening to kill the dog for its meat.
  • Chen did not pay the ransom. She decided to go to the man’s apartment, but there was no sign of the man or her dog.
  • She reported the incident to the police last week and was told that she was not the first victim of the man’s pet adoption scam.
  • The scammer reportedly admitted to selling Duobao to a dog peddler but denied extorting Chen.
  • The incident has sparked outrage on Chinese social media, with many netizens saying that the man has no conscience.

A woman in China had her dog adopted by a man who threatened to butcher it as a way to extort money from her.

Chen, a woman from Shenzhen in southern China, decided to have her dog adopted as she could not spend time with him. She reportedly posted an adoption notice on a second-hand trading platform, where she met the man who promised to care for him in his home in Huizhou city. 

Boy in China spends dying father’s cancer treatment money on mobile games

boy spends father cancer treatment money
  • A 12-year-old boy in China spent the donation money meant for his critically ill father’s cancer treatment on mobile games.
  • He allegedly spent 3,800 yuan (approximately $556) in July on a game platform called Xiaomi Game Center.
  • The incident occurred while the boy was visiting his father in the hospital and used his phone.
  • The boy’s father reportedly suffered from late-stage brain cancer and died in July.
  • The boy and his brother were placed in an orphanage after their father’s death.

Money that was donated by relatives for a critically ill man’s cancer treatment was allegedly spent by the man’s 12-year-old son on mobile games.

The boy, surnamed Huang, from Fushun County in Sichuan province of southwestern China, reportedly spent 3,800 yuan (approximately $556) of the donation money on mobile games in July. 

Chinese millionaire withdraws fortune, forces bank to hand count bills because they asked him to wear mask

chinese millionaire bank withdrawal

A wealthy Chinese man who was asked to follow pandemic protocols inside a bank in Shanghai responded by threatening to withdraw all his savings.

Taking his millions elsewhere: The man, known only by his social media handle “Sunwear” on Weibo, flared up after engaging in an argument with employees of the Bank of Shanghai on Hongmei Road, reported Ladbible.

UPDATE: Korean Man Lends $247 to Dubai Tourist, Gets $762,000 Back is a HOAX

Editor’s Note: The following story, which has gone viral several times since first being posted in 2017, has since been debunked as a hoax by Korean sources. In the orchestrated stunt, the man, username _taeho_, paid himself but made it look like it came from someone from Dubai. A normal transaction of this amount would normally incur a large amount of tax for the receiver. We sincerely apologize for error, but more importantly, it doesn’t mean that kind deeds like this aren’t always fake. Good and generous people do exist. 

A Korean man received a large sum of money as payment for his generosity after he lent money to a tourist from Dubai.

Mom Mistakenly Donates Mug Containing $6,500 After Reading Marie Kondo’s ‘Tidying Up’

Marie Kondo

A mother in Atlanta, Georgia who read Marie Kondo and tried to eliminate things that do not “spark joy” faces deep regret after getting rid of her son’s mug, which she later discovered to contain thousands of dollars.

Devon Silvey, 27, was in the process of moving apartments when he sold his car on Sunday. Because the banks were closed, he needed a place to temporarily stash the cash.