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A metal gate blocks an entrance to Bavet-Moc Bai casino in Svay Rieng's Bavet city on September 15, 2022. (Danielle Keeton-Olsen/VOD)

60 Vietnamese Escape Bavet-Moc Bai Casino

More than 60 Vietnamese nationals attempted to flee a Bavet city casino on Saturday, as regional media report more arrests and raids tied to forced labor and fraud operations in Cambodia.

An immigration detention center in Sihanoukville on July 5, 2022.

Woman Pleads in Khmer for Scam Rescue

Thousands of viewers have circulated a video online of a woman pleading in Khmer for rescue from forced labor at a Sihanoukville scam center.

A photo of Long Bay casino and hotel posted on Zhengheng Group's Facebook page.

PR Rep Offers Money to Remove Company From UDG Scam Article

A public-relations officer has asked VOD to remove the Zhengheng Group from an article on scam operations and offered money to do so, saying the company is helping authorities crack down on illegal businesses in its Koh Kong compound.

Interior Minister Sar Kheng chairs a meeting in Preah Sihanouk province on Monday and addressed human trafficking in the country. (Sar Kheng's Facebook)

More Government Meetings Held Over Human Trafficking

Top government officials continued high-level meetings over human trafficking on Monday as Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities ordered all building owners to report foreign residents and workers on their premises by September 24.

A photo supplied by Hay Bunna's family showing him in a hospital bed with a scar on his right arm.

Family Distraught Over Scavenger’s Death After Police Custody

A 36-year-old scavenger accused of stealing under $30 of car equipment died after three days in police custody in Phnom Penh, as the family alleges violence but police and an autopsy say the death was caused by a chronic illness.