When her Filipino maid first confessed to her that she had borrowed $2,000 from a local loan shark, Ms L. Cheah thought she could help to pay off the debt.
But after going through her maid's text messages, questioning her more and eventually getting harassed by loan sharks herself, Ms Cheah was horrified to learn that her maid owed about $8,000 as principal amount to at least five licensed moneylenders and 12 illegal ones.
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