Shenzhen Confidential – Justin Mitchell

Asia Sentinel tells the story of a Chinese “girl Friday” working for Russian smugglers in Shenzhen:

SmugglerHello, I’m Amy Jiang. On the surface, I could be a poster woman for the face of modern China. I am a mostly successful 20-something, savvy English-fluent woman with international business experience as a buyer and translator. But the truth is that I’m currently working for shady Russian businessmen posing as legitimate buyers in Shenzhen and Hong Kong. And while much of Shenzhen seems occupied with smuggling counterfeit handbags and shoes to the west, Sacha and Bogdan, as we will call them, are preoccupied with smuggling more serious stuff. Like buses, among other things. [Full text]

June 13, 2007 10:16 AM
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