Sterilization technician Filipino in Qatar was sentenced for seven years in prison over money laundering. According to GMA news Her case is the first recorded money laundering crime perpetrated by a Filipino worker in the independent state.
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
via: GMA News