21 Oct 2018
Indonesian Consulate continues to provide assistance for the "loan shark" victims
Following up many Indonesian nationals fallen victim to the loan shark or practice of money lending with very high interest, the Consulate General of Indonesia continues to provide assistance and facilitation for them, especially in arranging the replacement of the travel document (passport).
Until currently (21/10), more than 500 Indonesian has reported to the Consulate as victim of loan shark known as "Mr. Lee". They requested the Consulate's aid in issuing a new travel documents, since their original passport was confiscated by the Hong Kong Police in the investigation of the illegal money lending operation.
Speaking before a number of the loan shark victims in the Consulates' building on Sunday (21/10), Consul General of Indonesia Tri Tharyat stated that the Consulate is committed to assist and facilitate all of Indonesian Migrant Workers according to the the prevailing laws and regulations.