Wednesday, July 11, 2018

"For more than a year, some of the most powerful women in entertainment...have been impersonated by a cunning thief who targets insiders with promises of work, then bilks them out of thousands of dollars"

HR:

Three of the producers impersonated have retained the services of a high-end corporate investigations firm

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The victims travel to Indonesia on a promise of work and, once there, are asked to hand over relatively modest amounts of money at a time, up to $3,000 in some cases, to help cover expenses for things like car travel, translation, tour guides and fixers. A designated Indonesian "moneyman" arrives on a moped to collect the funds. Needless to say, the promised reimbursements never arrive.