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M’sian Couple Claims 23-Year-Old Son Fell Victim to Job Scam, Trafficked & Passed Away at Myanmar-Thailand Border

today5 September 2022


Goi Chee Kong(right) and his wife (source: BERNAMA)

Just yesterday (4 Sept), a Malaysian couple was heartbroken upon finding out their 23-year-old son had passed away on 11 May at a hospital near the Thailand-Myanmar border. Goi Chee Kong and his wife, both from Ipoh, believed their son, Zhan Feng have been trafficked into Myawaddy in south-eastern Myanmar and was forced to work for a syndicate.

The duo also claimed that a doctor in the hospital said that their son had signs of being abused, according to The Star.

This all started when Zhan Feng travelled to Bangkok on 19 Jan to meet a friend he met on social media. He was supposed to be back in February but he did not show up. Two days later, his father lodged a missing person report.

On 31 March, the 23-year-old called his parent and informed them that he was in Mae Sot in Tak Province and needed RM80,000 for medical treatment.

“During the conversation, we noticed something…

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Written by: Karissa Lund