Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Pinay gets 7 years in Qatar over money laundering

A Filipina working as a sterilization technician in Qatar was sentenced for seven years in prison over money laundering, GMA News' "QRT" reported Friday.

Her case is the first recorded money laundering crime perpetrated by a Filipino worker in the independent state, the report said.

After the unnamed Filipina serves her sentence, she will be deported back to the Philippines, it added.

The report said authorities will also confiscate the remaining money in her bank account and charge her with a SR2 million fine.

The Embassy of the Philippines in Qatar said the Filipina accepted huge amounts of money from a Dutch national regularly in her bank account, with transfers going as high as $3 million.

From her bank account, the money would then be transferred to accounts in Singapore, Malaysia, China, and the Philippines.

Authorities said this was part of a Hong Kong-based company's illegal operations. Rie Takumi/KBK, GMA News
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