Posts Tagged illegal recruitment

BI warns of illegal recruitment scheme victimizing former Overseas Filipino Workers

Marje Pelayo   •   April 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is warning illegal recruiters taking advantage of former overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) amid the current employment crisis brought about by the COVID-19...

Intercepted Filipino victims of illegal recruitment, trafficking down in 2020 – BI

Robie de Guzman   •   January 18, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Monday reported that close to 12,000 Filipino travelers were barred from leaving the country last year amid the bureau’s continued drive...

4 illegally recruited Filipinos intercepted at NAIA

Robie de Guzman   •   November 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Four Filipinos who attempted to leave the country as tourists bound for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were intercepted at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the...

DOLE suspends license of 2 recruiters for deploying minors overseas

Robie de Guzman   •   September 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III has ordered the immediate suspension of the license of two recruitment agencies for deploying minors overseas. DOLE...

PH Immigration tightens airport watch against human trafficking, illegal recruitment

Robie de Guzman   •   August 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente has ordered to further tighten the watch on operations of all international airports in the country in a bid to...

DFA warns Filipino jobseekers against recruitment to Libya

Marje Pelayo   •   July 24, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has warned Filipino job seekers against individuals in the Philippines who have been recruiting workers to Libya. The DFA emphasized through...

More than 300 distressed OFW take shelter in PH Embassy in Dubai

Marje Pelayo   •   June 27, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The Philippine Embassy in Dubai is currently taking custody of more than 300 distressed Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW). Almost all of them are holders of...

Stuntman posing as NBI agent nabbed for illegal recruitment

Marje Pelayo   •   May 28, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) arrested a stuntman who works at a known TV network on Monday (May 27). CIDG Detective and Special...

4 scammers illegally recruiting OFWs to New Zealand nabbed

admin   •   March 27, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Authorities were able to arrest in July 2017 the leader of a syndicate that recruits OFWs seeking to work in New Zealand. The leader is identified as...

5 POEA officers to face charges for allowing departure of workers to Kuwait

admin   •   February 21, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has canceled the operating licenses of 11 recruitment agencies due to a series of rights violations against overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in...


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