From Yangon to Dubai, David’s Odyssey Into The Cyber Romance Scam World (I)

MAY 5th, 2024 // David* worked in a scam center in Dubai, targeting European men . His team posed as women on social media, luring targets into investing in fake platforms with promises of love and affection. His experience, a lifeline after fleeing Myanmar’s turmoil post-coup, sheds light on the dark underbelly of migrant exploitation and online scams prevalent in Southeast Asian borders but also in Dubai’s shadowy job market.