Tag Archives: Debt

Bangladeshi Worker Cheated By Employer, Posted Heartfelt Video To Thank S’poreans For Helping To Crowdfund For His Debts

Bangladeshi worker Rajib borrowed $8000 to come to Singapore in hopes of finding a job to feed his family. However, his dream was crushed when he realized that his employer had cheated him. Things got worse when he was slapped with a police report for something he did not commit. Thankfully, Singaporeans have started a crowdfunding campaign for him and he will soon be settling his debts. He thanked Singaporeans for their kind gesture in a heartfelt video.

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DESPERATE LOANSHARK RUNNER DROVE OFF WHILE POLICEMAN WAS HANGING ON TO CAR DOOR

The police had spotted him in his car during his loan shark runner stint, and had asked him to step out of his car. Instead of stepping out, he continued driving, causing one police officer, who was holding his car door, to lose his footing and fall to the ground. The officer, who suffered superficial injuries, and his partner continued chasing after Zhou. While trying to flee, Zhou slammed his car into the bumper and sides of two other nearby cars. It was revealed in court that Zhou became a loandshark runner after he could not pay off his debts owned to a loanshark known as Dominique, and he has been working for Dominique since December 2015.

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VEGETABLE STALL OWNER REFUSE TO PAY UP, THREATEN DEBT COLLECTORS WITH CHOPPER

A woman who works at a vegetable stall at Jurong West market threatened her debt collectors with a 10cm-long chopper. The 4 debt collectors had approached her to claim her $20,000 debt when she brandished a knife at them and dared them to stab her. When asked by police, she said she was using the knife in self defence as she was "bullied" by the debt collectors who even threatened to kill her husband. Not sure if the debt collectors were being "nice", but they actually went to her stall with a sign that read "debt collection in progress, do not panic". Who bully who, like that? Auntie so daring siol!

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