Canada Missing teen girl may be victim of Chinese student scam, police say

19:02  11 november  2017
19:02  11 november  2017 Source:   Toronto Star

Police locate another missing Chinese student in suspected kidnapping scam

  Police locate another missing Chinese student in suspected kidnapping scam Police locate another missing Chinese student in suspected kidnapping scamYue “Kandy” Liu, 17, was found in Montreal Sunday night, police said. Const. Jenifferjit Sidhu said she contacted police after receiving multiple messages about her disappearance when she turned on her phone.

TORONTO – Toronto police say they believe two Chinese students reported missing this week are the victims of a scam meant to extort large sums from their families. Police say Juanwen Zhang, 20, was last seen downtown (near Yonge and College streets) on Wednesday, while Ke “Jaden” Xu, 16

Toronto police say a third Chinese student reported missing this week is the victim of a scam meant to extort large sums from their families. Police say Yue “Kandy” Liu, 17, was last seen in north Toronto (near Yonge St. and Finch Ave.) on Friday morning.


Police are investigating the disappearance of a 17-year-old girl who may be another victim of a scam targeting Chinese students in Toronto.

Police said the scam involves suspects approaching young Chinese students, who have told them to “go into hiding, or their family in China will be hurt.”

Police say the victims may be with the suspects and are told not to use their cell phones, or access social media.

The suspects then contact families of the victims in China, tell them their children have been kidnapped and demand a large ransom.

Yue “Kandy” Liu was last seen on Friday, Nov. 10 around 10:30 a.m. near Yonge St. and Finch Ave., according to police.

Police locate two remaining missing Chinese students in suspected kidnapping scam

  Police locate two remaining missing Chinese students in suspected kidnapping scam Police locate two remaining missing Chinese students in suspected kidnapping scam Toronto police have located the two remaining Chinese students who they suspect are victims of a kidnapping scam.Yue “Kandy” Liu, 17, was found in Montreal Sunday night, police said. Const. Jenifferjit Sidhu said she contacted police after receiving multiple messages about her disappearance when she turned on her phone.Liu was reported missing on Friday after she was last seen around 10:30 a.m. near Yonge St. and Finch Ave.Ke “Jaden” Xu, 16, was located Monday morning. He was last seen near Eglinton Ave. E.

TORONTO – Toronto police say they believe two Chinese students reported missing this week are the victims of a scam meant to extort large sums from their families. Police say Juanwen Zhang, 20, was last seen downtown (near Yonge and College streets) on Wednesday, while Ke “Jaden” Xu, 16

Toronto police say a third Chinese student reported missing this week is the victim of a scam meant to extort large sums from their families. Police say Yue "Kandy" Liu, 17, was last seen in north Toronto (near Yonge and Finch streets) on Friday morning.

Yue © Provided by Toronto Star Yue "Kandy" Liu was last seen on Friday, Nov. 10 around 10:30 a.m. near Yonge St. and Finch Ave. Police say they may be victims of a kidnapping scam targetting Chinese students in Toronto.

She is described as “five-foot-six with a thin build, long black hair, and brown eyes. She was wearing a knee-length brown jacket, a white scarf, blue track pants and black (and) white shoes.”

Two other victims have gone missing recently.

Juanwen Zhang, 20, was last seen on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 1:45 p.m., near Yonge and Grenville Sts. Ke “Jaden” Xu, 16, was last seen on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 10:30 a.m., near Eglinton Ave. E and Midland Ave.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers, or police directly.

Torso found in Oshawa Harbour in September is that of missing teen .
Torso found in Oshawa Harbour in September is that of missing teenAt around 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 11, a fisherman in the Simcoe St. and Harbour Rd. area notified police that he had found a torso in the water.

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