Jason Tower on the Dangerous Proliferation of Scam Compounds in Southeast Asia

May 13, 2024 00:09:24
Jason Tower on the Dangerous Proliferation of Scam Compounds in Southeast Asia
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Jason Tower on the Dangerous Proliferation of Scam Compounds in Southeast Asia

May 13 2024 | 00:09:24

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Show Notes

Chinese crime syndicates have set up sophisticated online scamming operations throughout Southeast Asia that rake in an estimated $64 billion a year. Relying on forced labor, the scam compounds “look almost like penal colonies,” says USIP’s Jason Tower, adding: “This is happening on an industrial scale.”

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