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Thai assistant commissioner-general Surachate Hakparn, center, addresses the press conference on March 18, 2022.

Alleged Thai ‘Blood Slave’ Retracts Account

A Thai woman who claimed 10 days ago that her blood was harvested at a Sihanoukville scam operation said Friday she had fabricated her account in order to get a swift rescue.

Thai nationals who were trafficked to a Pursat province special economic zone are inspected by Thai and Cambodian authorities at the Poipet border on November 24, 2021. (Royal Thai Police)

Thai Police Tell of Another ‘Blood Slave’ Case in Cambodia

Royal Thai Police deputy commissioner Surachate Hakparn said a Thai woman who was rescued from a slave compound in Cambodia had three to four bags of blood harvested from her and was in danger of organ trafficking, according to Thai media.

Chen Baorong of the Cambodia-China Charity Team, in a photo posted to the group's WeChat account.

Updated: Rescue Team Leader Under Police Investigation

UPDATED 5:47 p.m. — A Chinese businessman central to the ongoing rescues of trafficked and enslaved scam workers in Sihanoukville and across the country is under police investigation, his team said.