Home TEFL forum Teaching in China Beware Wiseway Global Education in China is Scholarship & Study Abroad Fraud!
Based in Beijing, China, Wiseway Global looks very legitimate on the surface but they are a scam almost identical to the infamous CUCAS fraud exposed three years ago. Do not work for them teachers – they will try to recruit you to be their agent and offer you $1,000 for every victim you refer to them. This company now belongs to a Russian crime syndicate owned by a guy with two names Yuri and Sergei the latter of which is a wanted fugitive in Belarus since 2005 for fraud. Details are here: https://www.scam.com/showthread.php?739578-Gi2c-owner-Yuri-Khlystov-is-wanted-fugitive-Khlystov-Sergei-Kaikukatu-from-Belarus
As for the details of how Wiseway Global rips people off for $30,000 or more read here http://www.realscam.com/f51/wiseway-global-education-scam-beijing-china-4421/#post116467
Although they pay a lot a money for foreign teachers to find their victims, I hope you all won’t help them cheat high school grads. What they do is despicable.
Before applying for teaching jobs in China be sure to review http://chinascamwatch.org and the r/ChinaTEFL sub at Reddit so you don’t get screwed.
The Wiseway Global scam also operates under the names of Laowai Career Center, Getin2China, and Gi2c. You can read about all three of them at scam.com and http://reddit.com/r/chinascamcentral.
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In case you guys don’t read the CFTU monthly newsletter, they warned us about these assholes two full years ago! http://www.chinaforeignteachersunion.com/2015/12/red-flag-scam-alert-wiseway-global.html. So this time China Scam Patrol was asleep at the switch to only come across this scam now IMO. This is what they posted yesterday… http://opnlttr.com/letter/former-gi2c-employee-china-confirms-wiseway-global-education-beijing-alias-scam-brand which is now making its way through the Reddit scam subs. I think this is a good example why we should not get too dependent on just one source for our scam alert info. Again, just my opinion.
Want to teach in China? Great, but be sure to check http://reddit.com/r/ChinaTEFL first! Plenty of surprises for all!
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