Job scam: Unemployed man failed to make an appointment and his personal information was posted online for debt collection

Job scam: Unemployed man failed to make an appointment and his personal information was posted online for debt collection

(Kuantan News on the 7th) An unemployed man saw an advertisement for working in Thailand earlier on the Internet and asked the recruitment agent for details, but did not agree immediately. Later, he had a dispute with his family and angrily agreed to the other party’s offer of a high-paying job abroad. Make a proposal and provide ID card, personal photo and other information. However, he changed his mind and refused to go abroad after being dissuaded by his relatives and friends. However, the information was revealed and the other party put his personal information on social media and blackmailed him on the pretext of repaying debts.

The victim, Mr. Zeng (35 years old), held a press conference this morning accompanied by Shiman Muzhou assemblyman Chen Junguang. He disclosed that he was attracted by a Thai recruitment advertisement while browsing Facebook on October 20, so he clicked on the advertisement and contacted him via WhatsApp. An agent who identified himself as Jason was contacted.

“He said he was recruiting Thai casino customer service. He could get a monthly salary of 6,000 to 7,000 ringgit, plus a 10% commission. Food and accommodation were included, so there was no need to worry.”

He said that the other party asked him to provide copies of his ID card, passport, and personal photos to purchase a ticket to Thailand. However, at that time, he only wanted to know the nature of the job and salary, and he did not know the other party, so he did not agree to the other party’s request.

However, he said that the other party would contact him from time to time and continue to tempt him with high salary and good treatment. Until one day, he had a dispute with his family and decided to work in Thailand out of anger.

Shortly after he submitted all the information required by the agent, he received a notice from the other party saying that he had purchased a ticket for him to fly to Thailand on November 24 and asked him to arrive at the airport at the designated time.

“I told my relatives and friends about this, and they all thought it was a job scam and ‘selling piglets’. They advised me not to be impulsive and avoid falling into a scam and regretting it later.”

After careful consideration, he decided to give up the idea of ​​going to Thailand for work and asked the agent to cancel the ticket, but the agent refused and asked him to go to the airport until the last minute.

“I told the other party that this was a piglet-selling scam. He still argued that their work was different from the piggy-selling scam. He also said that I could keep my passport and mobile phone by myself when I went to Thailand, and I could come and go freely.”

He said that he did not get on the flight to Thailand in the end, but the next day he found that his photos and information were uploaded to the Facebook group. The other party not only accused him of not paying back the money he owed, but also asked him to transfer 10,000 ringgit immediately. Designate a bank account.

He said that because the other party had a lot of information about him and his family, he was worried about being dealt with, so he asked for help from the Chinese public relations officer of the Malaysian Humanitarian Organization (MHO), Koo Kin Fong, and filed a record with the police and the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).

Mr. Zeng produced the report.

“My friend saw that I was in trouble and suggested that I close my Facebook account to prevent scammers from continuing to abuse his reputation.”

He added that the other party spoke Chinese and Cantonese and believed to be Malaysian. Although the other party had sent him a personal photo, he believed that it was not the real appearance of the other party. During the conversation, he also found that the other party sometimes made incorrect prefaces and suffixes. language.

Chen Junguang: There is no shortcut to high salary but it comes with a price

Chen Junguang said that although the Malaysian government, the Malaysian International Humanitarian Organization, De London State Assemblyman and Pahang State Executive Councilor Sim Chunxiang and others have repeatedly exposed the overseas work scam and rescued “Malaysian piglets” to return to China, there are still many big Horse people were tricked into working abroad.

He, who is also the president of the Pahang PKR Youth League, called on the public to be more vigilant and avoid being tempted by high-paying job advertisements and falling into scams.

“Don’t try it out of curiosity. There is no shortcut to getting a high-paying job. You must pay a price.”

Because he regretted his refusal to work abroad, the man’s profile was posted on social media.


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