Illegal Recruitment

Warning on recruitment fees paid through money remittance centers

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) received reports that jobseekers for overseas work have been victimized by online scams using names of licensed recruitment agencies. The scam involves individuals pretending to be staff or officers of licensed recruitment agencies. Said individuals would send e-mails, texts, or private messages with offers of overseas employment to unsuspecting jobseekers, who would be required

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DMW closes illegal recruitment firm offering non-existent jobs

The Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) has ordered the closure of an illegal recruitment agency in Ermita, Manila. In a statement Friday, Secretary Susan Ople said the Anti-Illegal Recruitment Branch (AIRB) of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) padlocked Kharem’s International last July 29 for supposedly offering non-existent jobs in the Middle East. It was learned that the establishment is

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DMW shuts down illegal recruitment firm; illegal recruiters nabbed with help of complainants

The Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) has closed down an illegal recruitment agency in Ermita, Manila offering non-existent jobs in the Middle East, DMW Secretary Susan “Toots” V. Ople said. Ople said the Anti-Illegal Recruitment Branch (AIRB) of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) padlocked last 29 July 2022 the office of Kharem’s International, an unregistered and unlicensed company posing

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Illegal Recruitment

What is Illegal Recruitment? Any act of canvassing, enlisting, contracting, transporting, utilizing, hiring or procuring workers and includes referring, contract services, promising or advertising for employment abroad, whether for profit or not, when undertaken by a non-license or non-holder of authority contemplated under Art 13 (F) of Presidential Decree No. 442, as amended otherwise known as the Labor Code of

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Warning on Online Illegal Recruitment Schemes

Warning on Online Illegal Recruitment Schemes promising “deployment after the lockdown” or “work interview after quarantine” The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has received reports that unscrupulous individuals misrepresent themselves as officers and staff of licensed recruitment agencies in order to entice jobseekers to apply. The illegal activities include the use of fake emails and websites, and/or fake job advertisements

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POEA ANTI-ILLEGAL RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN

What is Illegal Recruitment? Any act of canvassing, enlisting, contracting, transporting, utilizing, hiring or procuring workers and includes referring, contract services, promising or advertising for employment abroad, whether for profit or not, when undertaken by a non-license or non-holder of authority contemplated under Art 13 (F) of Presidential Decree No. 442, as amended otherwise known as the Labor Code of

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BABALA ng POEA sa publiko: MAG INGAT SA ILLEGAL AGENTS

BABALA ng POEA sa publiko na mag-ingat sa mga taong nag-rerecruit o nangangako ng trabaho sa ibang bansa gamit ang pangalan ng mga POEA-licensed recruitment agency. Kadalasan ay nagpapakilala ang mga ito na konektado sa mga nasabing agency, pero sa katotohanan ay hindi mga empleyado o rehistradong staff. LAHAT ng mag-rerecruit (mangangako, mag-rerefer, mag-popost o mag-aadvertise) pa-abroad ay kinakailangang authorized

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POEA warns OFWs vs. illegal recruitment to Lebanon

MANILA – The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Monday warned the public, particularly aspiring overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), to be wary of unscrupulous individuals and entities actively recruiting workers to Lebanon. POEA chief Bernard Olalia also reminded the people that the deployment ban to the host country is still in effect. “May we remind the public that the recruitment and

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Underage na papuntang Saudi, naharang sa Clark Airport

Isang Pinay na patungong Saudi Arabia ang hinarang ng Bureau of Immigration (BI) sa Clark International Airport. Ayon sa biktima, siya ay 27 anyos na at magtatrabaho bilang domestic worker sa nasabing bansa ngunit napansin ng isang immigration officer ang hindi pagkakatugma ng kanyang salaysay sa mga dokumentong kanyang ipinakita. Napag-alamang ang biktima ay 21 taong gulang lamang at isang

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2 Illegal Recruiter, Arestado

Nasakote ang 2 babaeng illegal recruiter na nanloko ng mahigit sampung katao at nangakong paaalisin ang mga ito papuntang Poland. Sa pamamagitan ng sinasabing tie-up agency, pinangakuan nila Maricel Abad at Mary Felisa Rapale na maproproseso ang mga dokumento ng mga biktima at mapapalusot ang mga ito sa airport. Humigit kumulang 100,000 kada isa ang bayad matuloy lamang di-umano ang

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Winmo Documentation Services, ipinasara ng POEA

Ikinandado ng pinagsanib na pwersa ng Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) at Manila Police District (MPD) ang opisina ng Winmo Documentation Services (Winmo) sa Sampaloc, Maynila nitong Biyernes ng hapon. Nakatanggap ng mga reklamo ang POEA Anti-Illegal Recruitment Branch (POEA AIRB) tungkol sa pag-rerecruit di-umano ng Winmo Documentation Services. Sa pag-iimbestiga ng POEA AIRB, napag-alamang sa opisina ng Winmo sa

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POEA reiterates warning on PHP 3,000 Seminar Scam

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration reiterated its advice to overseas jobseekers to disregard emails informing them of selection for supposed employment in countries like United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States of America. The email has this standard subject line: “Last 8 slots left for XYZ INTERNATIONAL MANPOWER SERVICES (POEA License No. 1223-3837) for the first 20 applicants for Canada

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