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Cop Goes Undercover As 'Beautiful' Woman To Nab Catfishers

A police officer has made headlines after dressing up as a woman to warn others about catfishing scams.

A policeman in the province of southeast China, Guangdong, has been commended for his service after going undercover and dressing up as a woman.

Policeman turns into a woman to warn those about catfishing. Image: Shunde police

With the help of the police department of Shunde district in Foshan city, a video shows the policeman's transformation.

The aim was to educate the public about not falling for online dating scams.

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According to shanghaiist.com, catfishing is widespread across China with some men even marrying their victims.

"Groom shocked to find out that his ‘pregnant bride’ was actually a man".

The video went viral instantly and had over six million views, with many women asking for beauty tips.

With other praising his fashion sense.