American Girl Tells Her Story of How She Scammed the Scammers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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American Girl Tells Her Story of How She Scammed the Scammers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by General Mackevili » Mon Nov 09, 2015 11:36 pm

I was in one of my Google trances and somehow ended up on a blog by an American lady who shares her experience about her ordeal with the infamous Filipino Blackjack Scammers.

Unlike the other blog I linked to a few days ago, which sucked pretty badly, I happen to like this lady's blog.

Her story happened last year, but there are quite a few comments from people who say the exact same scam has happened to them recently, some even mentioning that they were drugged.

The blog is called "This American Girl"

Excerpt:

Surrounded by strangers, at night, alone, in a sketchy neighborhood on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, I had just realized I was in the midst of an elaborate scam.

It all began on the river at sunset.

Like a watering hole in the Sahara, animals with all spots and stripes congregate along the Tonle Sap River at sunset in sweltering Phnom Penh.

I dodged flying soccer balls passed between teenagers and watched curiously while older men used a playground of exercise equipment and women flung half-heartedly to orchestrated dance aerobics.

.....

Suddenly aware that every person around me in this enclosed, isolated space had a cruel intention I began to panic. Seriously panic. Worse than I ever had in my life.  But no matter how terrified I was I knew that I needed to save my face by letting them save theirs.

.....

We reached the bottom of the stairs and when I glanced down at the motorbike diagonally parked on the maroon checkered tiles, that image conjured only what I can describe as intense déjà vu. A voice inside me said, “You’ve been here before and something very bad happens.”


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