SAMUT SAKHON — Police detained 190 illegal Cambodian migrant workers abandoned by Thai brokers in Krathum Baen district on Wednesday.
Police were called to investigate a group of men and women believed to be alien workers who were gathered by a paddy field in Moo 2 village in tambon Tha Sao on Wednesday morning.
The group, 117 men and 73 women, told police Thai brokers convinced them that three factories in Samut Sakhon wanted a total of 200 migrant workers. They would be paid 300 baht a day with overtime payments, equating to at least 20,000 baht per month. The brokers charged the Cambodians who had passports 15,000 baht and 20,000 baht for those who did not have documentation.
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