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India rescues 250 citizens enslaved by Cambodian cybercrime gang
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India rescues 250 citizens enslaved by Cambodian cybercrime gang

The Indian government claims to have saved and returned 250 individuals who had gone to Cambodia in search of employment but were coerced into engaging in cybercrime once they there. According to the government, these individuals were coerced into thinking that there would be rich employment prospects in the country of Southeast Asia, but once they got there, they were compelled to turn into cybercriminals. Following reports from multiple citizens of their desperate circumstances, India's Embassy in Cambodia collaborated with the Cambodian authorities to trace and repatriate the individuals. The notification states that our Embassy in Cambodia has been swiftly addressing grievances from Indian nationals who were enticed to work there but were coerced into engaging in unlawful cyb...