The Ministry of Interior has suspended the operation of an orphanage after it found that its director had colluded with a recruitment agency to cheat migrant workers out of an alleged $600,000, officials said Tuesday. “The Ministry of Interior temporarily suspends all activities of Our Friends Orphanage,” located in Takeo province’s Prey Kabbas district, as well as its six branches in Sihanoukville, Battambang, Siem Reap, Kampot, and Kompong Cham provinces and Phnom Penh, the ministry wrote in a letter signed by Secretary of State Pol Lim on January 17. “All branches of Our Friends Orphanage were shut down,”
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