Not directly related to learning Mandarin Chinese, but still be very valuable for those heading to China, Shanghai Scams is a three-part video series from Youtube user Serpentza who walks the streets of Shanghai whilst discussing the most common cons.
Shanghai Scams 1: Assisted Shopping
Shanghai Scams 2: Beggars / Cellphone Scam
Shanghai Scams 3: The Man Trap
If you’ve experienced any of these scams whilst in China, or have any tips for people travelling to China please let us know in the comments.