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Filipino maids lose thousands in ‘work abroad’ scams in HK

The Philippine government says it has received four complaints from domestic workers over the past three weeks saying they were scammed out of HK$28,000 (US$3,589) to HK$40,000 by employment intermediaries when they sought work abroad. Jalilo Dela Torre, labour attaché at the Philippine Consulate in Hong Kong, said an intermediary in Hong Kong allegedly scammed […]