Maids saddled with crippling debts after falling prey to phone scams by fellow maids
Published on 27th October, 2019
Dozens of Filipino maids are being saddled with crippling debts after being lured into a mobile phone racket organised by unscrupulous moneylenders who use other maids to run the scam.
The fraud starts with a maid being shown a list of smartphones by a woman standing outside a telco shop. She hands the maid some cash and tells her what mobile subscription plan to sign up for - usually the most expensive one.
First published by Calvin Yang
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