Cushy jobs from hell: Vietnamese trafficked to Cambodia with offers they can’t refuse

Brokers use photos of luxury buildings and company parties taken in Cambodia to lure Vietnamese workers besides promises of decent jobs with high salaries.

After being rescued in June Nguyen Van Chien, 19, went to the Security Investigation Agency of the Thanh Hoa Province police to report Trang Ngoc Chung, 19.

Chien said he knew Chung, who is also from Sam Son Town like him, for seven years, and had heard from him in February that about a desk job with a monthly salary of US$500-1000 in Cambodia. All expenses and travel arrangements would be “taken care of” by the employers, Chung told him.

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