January 10, 2012

Readers expose trail of scams by fake Canadian landlord

By Xu Chi for Shanghai Daily

RYAN Fedoruk, the Canadian fake landlord at the center of the latest apartment subleasing scam in Shanghai, has allegedly been cheating expats in other Chinese cities since 2003, victims said.

Fedoruk has made news after 60-plus expat tenants vowed to take legal action against him recently after he disappeared from the city with their rental monies.

More victims who were informed of the Shanghai case have written to Shanghai Daily, saying that they were cheated by the Canadian in the city of Zhuhai, in southern China’s Guangdong Province and also in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang Province.

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January 10, 2012