From getting shocked with cattle prods and being brutally beaten up, a Malaysian cook suffered months of agonising torture as a victim of a job scam before he successfully escaped.
Mr See, 23, from Tangkak, Johor, had been tricked by an acquaintance who told him of a job offer to work at a restaurant in Cambodia.
He met with the contact person in Johor Jaya, who bought him a meal and offered him a drink. It was then that Mr See fell unconscious and was taken across the border by land and to Sihanoukville, Cambodia.
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