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M’sian Job Scam Victims Allegedly Saw Missing ‘Setapak Woman’ While Being Held Captive In Myanmar

today15 September 2022

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In April this year, news of 22-year-old insurance agent, Chia Min Yong’s strange disappearance shocked the nation, having left behind only a cryptic message indicating that she had been out seeking a job at the time of her vanishing.

Yesterday, a pair of Malaysian siblings who were compelled to serve as slaves in Myanmar uncovered an unprecedented breakthrough. Sin Chew reported that Chia had been spotted by the brothers in Myanmar since April.

She, too, was a victim of human trafficking and is still imprisoned in Myanmar. At around 11 a.m. this morning, a Malaysian NGO and five family members of the siblings rushed to the Myanmar embassy to submit a memorandum, as reported by TRP.

A family member, Chen, stated that when her sons called for help, they hoped the family would also rescue Chia. Chen stated that her two sons, ages 16 and 30, were duped into working in Myanmar by a local agency in March and became…

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Written by: Lara Lee