Indonesian shop owner nabbed for exploiting illegal migrants

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/05/08
By: Sunrise Huang and S.C. Chang

Taipei, May 8 (CNA) An Indonesian woman and 19 others were arrested in New

Photo courtesy of National Immigration Agency

Taipei on Monday on suspicion of illegally brokering jobs for migrant workers and remitting funds overseas.

Immigration officials said the woman, who runs an Indonesian store, was suspected of dispatching Indonesian migrants who have overstayed their visas to work in hospitals as nurses and cleaners.

Some of the migrants also work in the woman’s restaurant or as prostitutes, according to officials with a National Immigration Agency task force who are investigating a human trafficking ring suspected of using drugs to control Indonesian sexual workers.    [FULL  STORY]

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