Despite Cambodian police crackdowns, evidence suggests the criminal syndicates are expanding to Myanmar, the Philippines, and even as far afield as Dubai.
‘Whole Communities Are Disappearing’: 10,000 Families Are Being Evicted From This UNESCO World Heritage Site
Residents at Angkor Wat have been forced by officials to "volunteer" to leave in the name of preserving Cambodia's most popular tourist attraction, an Amnesty International report found.
Cambodian leader Hun Sen told the journalists to “find a job elsewhere” for reporting that his son had approved $100,000 in humanitarian aid to Turkey.
Criminal syndicates are relocating to evade arrests in Cambodia and casting a wider net across the world to recruit their next victims.
Freed from scam gangs in Cambodia, victims say they are now being detained and extorted by police demanding bribes for bedding, food and to return home.
As head of state, Khieu Samphan oversaw the deaths of millions in a genocide that wiped out around 25 percent of Cambodia's population.
At his peak, Ngo Minh Hieu had stolen personal data from over 60 percent of Americans. Now, he's breaking into multibillion-dollar criminal operations in Cambodia.
The Cambodian populist with a growing cult-like following told his followers that a black hole has formed in his spine, warning him of impending biblical-level floods.
“If my day didn’t go well, I’d subconsciously attribute it to her not having sprayed water on me.”
"People are battling each other to get to the monkeys and to have these monkeys for research,” one expert told VICE World News.
Thousands of imprisoned and abused workers are propping up Southeast Asia’s ‘pig butchering’ industry, an online fraud emptying bank accounts across the world.
“I think Khmer music is on the right path,” VannDa said. “And for me, I feel that we do not have more time to wait. We must go.”