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POEA warns Pinoys against illegal recruiters for jobs in South Korea and New Zealand

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The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has called on the public to avoid travel agencies illegally recruiting for overseas jobs. 

The agency received reports concerning travel agencies offering employment abroad, specifically to South Korea and New Zealand. 

According to its press release, the scam involves payment of large amounts of placement or processing fees in exchange for the promise of work with higher salaries in factories, farms, or hotels and multi-year visas. 

The Korea Embassy in the Philippines has recently issued an advisory, warning the public to be careful not to fall for the said scheme. It cited a travel agency called Sam Stay Tours that has been engaged in fraud by offering fake work or tourist visa stickers.

The embassy of Korea also clarified that the mentioned travel agency is not accredited under them and that restriction on work and tourist visa issuance is in place due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Also, visa stickers are no longer being issued since July 1 this year. Instead, visas are printed out through the Visa Portal www.visa.go.kr. 

Ryan Namia
Ryan Namia spends most of his days reading over drafts of new written content and determining which ones make the final cut for online and print publication. He received his Bachelor's degree in Journalism in 2015 and has been writing since 2016. Got story to tell? Email him at eic@theglobalfilipinomagazine.com.

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