Cambodia human trafficking job scam backlash for China’s 58.com

Chinese online classifieds platform 58.com has come under heavy criticism in China after a Chinese national said he was tricked by one of its job advertisements to become the victim of a human trafficking ring in Cambodia.

The company, China’s equivalent of Craigslist, told state media on Thursday it would cooperate with a police investigation in Cambodia although it had “not yet established” whether the fraudulent job advert had been on its platform.

On Thursday, the South China Morning Post published an interview with the man who said he had been trafficked last June after going to the southwestern region of Guangxi in response to a job advert on 58.com for work as a nightclub bouncer.

In full: https://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/3167594/cambodia-human-trafficking-job-scam-backlash-chinas-58com

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