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Cambodia Casino Shootout Uncovers Crypto Scams, Slave Labor, Sex Trafficking

Cambodian authorities arrested 15 people over the weekend following a raid on a casino in the southwest coastal city of Sihanoukville, during which shots were fired at police.

Cyber slavery: inside Cambodia’s online scam gangs

Illicit industry traffics thousands of victims from China through Southeast Asia.

Cambodia sees spike in human and sex trafficking cases in H1

Cambodia cracked down on 198 human trafficking and sexual exploitation cases in the first six months of 2021, a remarkable rise from...

Cambodia arrests 2 drug criminals, seizing over 28kg of illicit drugs

Cambodia's Anti-Drug Department police have arrested two men for allegedly trafficking over 28 kilograms of illicit drugs, the National Police reported on Saturday (Aug 21).

Cambodia arrests 2 drug criminals, seizing over 28 kg of illicit drugs

Cambodia's Anti-Drug Department police have arrested two men for allegedly trafficking over 28 kilograms of illicit drugs, the National Police reported on Saturday.

Mastermind Of Tamil Nadu, Cambodia-Based “Hi-Tech Extortion Gang” Caught

The accused used fake police notice and browser pop-up window to extract money from Indian citizens, claiming it to be a fine for browsing pornographic material, which is prohibited in India.

Cambodia arrests 10 suspected drug traffickers, seizing 40 kg drugs: police

Cambodia's anti-drug police have recently arrested 10 suspected drug traffickers in two separate cases involving about 40 kg illicit drugs, police said on Friday.

Cambodia emerges as major meth producer amid pandemic

To dodge Covid-19 restrictions, crime groups increasingly transported drugs through Laos.

Two Chinese nationals nabbed with 70 kilogrammes of drugs in Cambodia

Two Chinese men have been charged after a massive drug bust in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh that netted 70 kilogrammes of narcotics destined for Vietnam.

Cambodia police general among 3 jailed for violating COVID-19 curbs

A Cambodian court has jailed three people, including a top police general, for more than a year for violating COVID-19 restrictions by attending a party, a court official said on Friday, April 30.

Cambodia sentences man to 1 year in jail for defying lockdown measure

A Cambodian court has convicted a man of violating a lockdown measure and sentenced him to one year in prison, a court spokesman said.

Cambodia sacks 2-star general for organizing party during lockdown

Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni on Saturday removed the rank of a two-star general and fired him from the National Police after he hosted a party during a lockdown, according to a royal decree.

2 fugitive criminals caught in Cambodia

Italian and Cambodian police on Wednesday arrested two Italian fugitive criminals convicted of sexual violence against a minor and financial offences respectively.

Cambodians accused of pretending to be monks at Thai temple

Thai immigration police have arrested more than two dozen Cambodian migrants at a Buddhist temple where they had allegedly been pretending to be monks to avoid being caught and deported.

Extortion victims in Cambodia urged to lodge reports

Cambodian authorities have urged victims and the public to report any extortion involving pornographic images and videos to them.

British Teacher and Fraudster Lover Held in Cambodia on Drugs, Robbery Charges

A U.K. fraudster and a British teacher, reportedly the man’s girlfriend, have been arrested in Cambodia for robbing a mobile phone seller and possessing drugs.

China signs Cambodia trade deal at start of regional charm offensive

China's top diplomat was in Cambodia on Monday (Oct 12) on the start of a visit both countries hope will boost relations at a time of increased tensions with the United States.

Nigerian Igwe Linus arrested in Cambodia for meth smuggling

Police in Cambodia have arrested a 39 year-old Nigerian, Ogadimma Igwe Linus and 29 year-old Sierra Leonean, identified as Abdul for attempting to ship drugs into Australia.

Cambodia Police Arrest Two Nigerians Over Online Scam

Also arrested was a 33-year-old Cambodian woman, Thon Sarem.

Court Interviews Villagers Over Arrests of Leasing Company Repo Men

Four villagers have been interviewed by the court over the arrests of four men from leasing company Akchalnak Trop LOD, who allegedly brought an ax to the Kampong Chhnang village to repossess a motorbike with overdue monthly payments.


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