A domestic helper was jailed nine weeks on August 19 for selling clothes online without a valid work permit, and earning handling fees from an illegal remittance business, Shin Min Daily News reported.
According to the Chinese daily, the 48-year-old helper was also fined S$8,000.
Decided to make money through remittance fees as she only received S$700 salary
Investigations revealed that the helper had decided to earn more money through remittance fees as her monthly salary was only S$700.
The defendant added that she had been taught how to do by a friend in Feb. 2020.
In total, she earned about S$2,030 from handling 406 illegal remittances in the span of seven months.
She also earned an additional S$2,000 to S$3,000 from selling clothes online.Follow and listen to our podcast here
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