Zaobao video shows how M’sian, 26, tricked into working as scammer in Cambodia for 3 months before being rescued

His account has provided a glimpse into the conditions that such victims face.

A 26-year-old Malaysian who decided to accept a job offer in Cambodia found himself forced to work for a criminal syndicate as a scammer for three months before he was rescued earlier in 2022.

His experience was the subject of a video produced by Chinese media Lianhe Zaobao (Zaobao), offering a glimpse into the syndicates operating out of the Cambodian city of Sihanoukville.

According to the video that was uploaded on Jun. 19, Lee Wei Hong (not his real name) said he was introduced to a job offer involving online gambling operations in Sihanoukville by a former colleague.

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