In the Philippines, we investigate the inner workings of human trafficking syndicates that trick Chinese nationals into illegally entering the country to work in online gambling businesses. Runaways are apprehended, beaten, and ransomed for large sums of money.
The Philippines Senate investigates these internet gambling organizations' illicit activities and finds a bribery conspiracy at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and the Bureau of Immigration. It also illustrates how prostitution rings are run on social messaging apps like food delivery services.
Is the Philippines on the verge of becoming a hub for these internet gambling corporations' illicit operations? And why haven't the government cracked down on them completely?