Sold as cyber slaves

Lured to Cambodia, Bangladeshi fortune seekers face heartbreaks, treachery and torture; hundreds feared held captive by transnational gangs.

For unemployed 25-year-old Foysal Hossain, the job of a receptionist at an overseas institution with a monthly pay package worth around Tk 80,000 was a godsend opportunity.

It was too good an offer to say no.

After completing the required procedure, a jubilant Foysal flew to Cambodia as a migrant worker on January 9, 2021.

In full: https://www.thedailystar.net/news/bangladesh/crime-justice/news/sold-cyber-slaves-3226371

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