Pinoy OFW Steals Cash From Foreign Employer & Return to Philippines
A Pinoy OFW identified as alias “Celso” has returned to the Philippines after stealing cash from his foreign employer.
The overseas Filipino worker reportedly steals 9,000 dirhams or P130, 000 from his employer in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. The latter immediately returned to the Philippines after performing the crime.
According to Celso’s friend identified as alias “Andres”, the suspect allegedly lost a huge amount of cash to online sabong last April 2022. Andres believes that it was the main reason why Celso commit such a crime.
Unfortunately, the foreign employer charged the stolen cash to Celso’s fellow workers. The foreigner reportedly imposed a salary deduction on Filipino workers at Al Ain to pay for the stolen cash.
Andres also revealed that the employer threatened not to give the benefits of Filipino migrant laborers if the stolen money will not be compensated. The employer lost its trust in the OFWs after the robbery incident.
According to the operation manager of Celso’s former company, OFWs were forced to pay the stolen money because of their lapses. The Filipino employees allegedly failed to secure the vicinity. Andres is hoping that the police authorities can arrest Celso to pay for his crime.
The suspect claimed that the employer has no evidence that he stole 9, 000 dirhams and he also plans to return to UAE to file charges.
Atty. Kristjan Gargantiel said that the crime committed in other countries cannot be opened in the Philippines. The Overseas Worker Welfare Administration (OWWA) and the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) reported that they have no record of “Celso”.
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