Nine rescued from call centre ‘hell’

Group found at Cambodian border says 200 Thais trapped in Chinese-backed scam centre at Poipet casino.

Nine Thai nationals who fell victim to a Chinese trafficking scheme in Cambodia have been rescued but they say 200 of their compatriots are still trapped.


Eight men and one woman, aged between 23 and 47 years, were rescued by Immigration Bureau police and Ranger Forces Company 1201 officers at the border checkpoint in Aranyaprathet district on Monday, police said on Tuesday.

The ranger company organised the operation after receiving a message from Facebook users about the group.

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