Internet dating-drug mule scam is being run from Cambodia prison.

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Internet dating-drug mule scam is being run from Cambodia prison.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sat Nov 19, 2016 10:41 pm

Love-scam victim in jail after AFP tip-off
November 19 2016 - 12:45PM

'He had me totally fooled'
Duped by an international drug smuggling ring, Australian woman Yoshe Ann Taylor is now facing two decades in a Cambodian prison.

This is where Yoshe Ann Taylor has spent the past three years. The 44-year-old Australian woman was convicted of drug smuggling in 2013 after being caught trying to leave the Cambodian capital with two kilograms of heroin concealed in her luggage.

Taylor's incarceration was based on information provided to Cambodian authorities by the Australian Federal Police. Her sentence is 23 years, enough to miss the entire childhoods of her young son and daughter, who now live without her in their Queensland home even though Australian authorities have folders of evidence that suggest she is innocent.

A joint investigation by Fairfax Media and SBS's The Feed can now reveal that Taylor was the victim of an internet dating scam run by an international drug smuggling syndicate.

The syndicate which entrapped her, along with other Australian women, continues to operate, apparently unrestricted, from inside the Cambodian prison system. It continues to target Australian women with the intention of turning them into unwitting drug mules.

The AFP and Commonwealth prosecution authorities are aware of its operations...

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Precious Max is currently running his drug-running scams from a jail in Cambodia, but his victims don't know this.

Full story: http://www.theage.com.au/national/inves ... srp9d.html
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Post by Username Taken » Sat Nov 19, 2016 10:48 pm

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Post by rozzieoz » Sun Nov 20, 2016 2:23 am

The poor woman :( I've been the victim of a con artist, its soul destroying stuff :(


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Post by rozzieoz » Sun Nov 20, 2016 2:24 am

Does anyone know which prison she's in?


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Post by John Bingham » Sun Nov 20, 2016 3:38 am

rozzieoz wrote:Does anyone know which prison she's in?

The article says she's in PJ prison, which is just off route 5 about 5 km from the city center. The article also says it's a former KR prison, I think they are confusing it with the original PJ on 51. It's actually the prison you go to if you have the means, it can be a lot more comfortable than Prey Sar.
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Post by rozzieoz » Sun Nov 20, 2016 12:18 pm

Thanks for the info.


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Post by frank lee bent » Sun Nov 20, 2016 12:30 pm

what scum many of these africans are.
i guess the worst are exported, like other expats :-)
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Post by Anchor Moy » Sun Nov 20, 2016 3:32 pm

rozzieoz wrote:Thanks for the info.

If you find out where she is and the procedure for visits, maybe you could post it here for any kind souls that would like to pay her a visit ?
Just a thought.

And maybe someone could pay Precious a visit too ? :whip:
What gets me most is the thought that this piece of shit is still operating from a Cambodian jail. Amazing that he hasn't paid his way out yet since he obviously has connections.

And what was the role of the AFP - Australian Federal Police - in this ? It's not the first time that they have set up Australians abroad. What is strange here is that while other Australians in the same situation were recognized as victims of a trafficking scam by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions in Australia, Yoshe Taylor got 23 years in a Cambodian jail. (See article. http://www.theage.com.au/national/inves ... srp9d.html ) Food for thought.
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Post by SupacheapCharlie » Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:27 pm

Least she was pinched at Phnom Penh and not in transit Singapore or KL. Carry-on gets the usual procedure prior to entry to "sterile area". Incidentally all checked baggage gets a run thru Xray and more often than not there's a detector dog or several on the belts/ air-cans downstairs too when it changes aircraft.
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Post by phuketrichard » Mon Nov 21, 2016 7:14 pm

am sure she is innocent but
The 44-year-old Australian woman was convicted of drug smuggling in 2013 after being caught trying to leave the Cambodian capital with two kilograms of heroin concealed in her luggage.
I, for one, would notice an extra 2 kilos in my bag

Scenario;
of course I Love you, just take this to my friend and than we can get married
OK, she should not be in jail for drugs but surely for stupidity

Why do u think they ask you, "did u pack ur bag and has it been out of ur sight?"
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