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Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong
They cheat your money by telling they don't have maid

New MessageCheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) Victim
Yes, AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L (Maid Agency T&L) in BANDAR PUTERI PUCHONG IS A DISHONEST MAID AGENCY. Please avoid this Maid Agency.

When I approach this company to get a new maid, we were given some biodatas to choose from. At that time, there were another customer who is making a big noise because he did not get a maid as promised. We ask the sales personnal what is the big fuss, she replied that the maid that the person applied are not able to come and he rejected alternative maid biodatas.

We then proceed to pay the deposit for the maid that we have chosen. WHAT A WRONG DECISION IT WAS!!! We were promised that the maid will arrive in 3 months (max). They mentioned that there are no cases that the maid will come beyond 3 months.

WHAT A LIE BY AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L IN BANDAR PUTERI PUCHONG!!!

After 3 months, we enquiry about the maid and we were told the maid that we chosen is not available. When we asked for alternative biodatas, we were told that there were no biodatas for us to choose. They ask us to apply for refund. The sales personnal promised us full refund, which is RM 2,500-00.

When we get the refund (after about 1.5 months), we only get RM 2,200-00. They said they deduct RM 300.00 for administration fee to submit the application to the government. When I ask for their proof of submission, they finally said that they did not submit it. WHAT A SHAME!

AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L cheats people of the administration fee by doing nothing! Now I understand why the customer earlier is very upset.

IN MALAYSIA, THERE IS NOT ENOUGH CONSUMER PROTECTION AND MAID AGENCY ARE MAKING MONEY THROUGH THESE NEW LAWS LOOPHOLE!

Please avoid AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L TO AVOID GETTING CHEATED!!! Please spread the news to your friends so that they will not become the next victim.

We expect maid agency to be honest in their dealing.

POSTED BY ANGRY VICTIM

23 Aug, 2008 16:10:05

New Messagenote this agensi too- Agensi Pekerjaan Intelek. - (modified 0 times) havoc- creator
Agensi pekerjaan intelek has played out with many of our salaries. mine and some of my colleagues
28 Sep, 2009 11:01:53

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) PAPA
I think you should read the agreement 1st before making complain. If the agreement didn't say so, of course you can said cheated but I think now. Be a good consumer should understand that and not just make complain without any reason. If deduct only RM300 will not make them rich, if they forfeit all then you can say you been cheated.

I know it hard to accept by some one but pls be understood, when paid the deposit something of course been done although not complete. For example like buying a car, if you paid deposit for booking are you will get fully refund ? IF NOT, ARE YOU WILL SAID THAT YOU BEEN CHEATED !!!

Pls be a good consumer ... READ THE AGREEMENT 1ST !!!

Thanks.

POSTED BY LAW SUPPORTER !

22 Oct, 2009 11:45:38

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) Yong
I think you should stop giving any comment if u dint read the statement propery written by the angry victim.
Please open your eyes widely, think carefully and read carefully before giving people any likely " wise" comment.The problem now is the agency itself couldnt give any proof of submission to the victim. you read that?? They admit they did not sumbit the application. Then? Where was the rm300 ?? If you think the maid agency is not to be considered as cheating, then? What do u think?
Please,if you want to give opinion next time,READ THE STATEMENT PROPERLY!!!!!!!!!!
Thanks.

posted by passer-by

10 Jun, 2011 16:29:03

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) Amarmekber
When you seek to exploit others to do those chores you should be doing with your wife and children, you will meet your Karma. You too will be exploited. Why do you complain? why not state here openly for all to see what conditions you were ready to offer this hapless 'slave' the agency was offering to you for you to further exploit?

Perhaps you may have planned to let your wife pour boiling water all over her like the famous Chinese Malaysian air lines hostess did to a poor Indonesian girl?

18 Jun, 2011 12:45:25

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) Victim
I am one of the victim of similar case. This happened with Agensi Pekerjaan MNK Sdn Bhd in Jalan Tun Razak, KL. I was waiting for my maid for about 10 months since Oct 2010. They kept telling me that they were processing it, that the delay was due to the passport issuance, etc. After I was tired of waiting, I cancelled the maid about 3 months ago. Until now I still can't get back my deposit of RM 500 despite numerous calls and on the last call the agent staff told me that they will deduct RM 200 if they refund me later. The staff also admit that those who booked the maid earlier than me have gotten their maid. I think the whole scenario was because I booked the maid with the lower fee at that point of time and the fees increased quite alot after that due to shortage of cambodian maids. I think they might have given my maid to someone else who paid higher fee, that explained why I waited for so long and still can't get it. They still dare to charge me RM 300 for their own fault! I would urge everyone to avoid this agency. Help spread the message to save others from being cheated like me.
28 Oct, 2011 14:13:57

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) Donna
Don’t every take maids from this thuggish agent – Agensi Pekerjaan PMA. Supplied me with an incompetent maid from day 1 with mental health issue & severe absent-mindedness with no prior housemaid experience at all, contrary to maid’s biodata – clearly a misrepresentation. Before my tribunal hearing, received annoymous threatening calls from strangers & upon court award, the lady boss threatened to quash the award by bringing to the high court. A real thug!
08 Sep, 2014 02:10:42

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) yen yen
Dear ppl,

Simple solutions to your problems.
1/ Use daycare services
2/ Use hourly paid for yr household chores.

You are lucky to get yr deposit back. If they are forced to supply u one, and u get a mentally unhealthly one, you habis..

A maid working with you for the past 1 year can be very normal and hardworking, then something happened back in the country. Her child got sick and pass away or her husband ran away with another woman and sent her a divorce petition to sign.. see what is going to happen to yr family. She may commit suicide bringing one and some or all together with her...

I had a maid b4. She worked loyally for me for 4yrs, looking after my only son since birth. She had a child back in her kampung. She work 365days without leave not that i dont give her. She adores my son very very much.. When her contract ended, i bought air ticket for her to balik. Then my neighbor overheard their maid and my maid discus on how to balik kampung using illegal "ship".. Immediately 10days b4 her return home, i had to sent my son to grandparents hse for safety..

Think and weigh the pro and cons of having a maid..

09 Sep, 2014 02:30:53

New MessagePMA - A law breaking & cheating agent (modified 0 times) Cheated!
Dear all,

This is for public awareness so others do not fall victim to unscrupulous maid agencies & the challenges involving non-compliance of court awards.

Agensi Pekerjaan PMA (Penang HQ with branches in Alor Setar, Puchong & Cheras) has committed criminal offense of not abiding in MORE THAN ONE award handed down by the Tribunal Court.

I had my court hearing with PMA on 4th September 2014. Thanks to social media, I came to know of a lady in the same dilemma as me. In both hearings, the judge has awarded us monetary refund due to misrepresentation & incompetent maids who ran away just weeks into their employment.

PMA has not only defied the 14 days deadline to pay the award but has ignored appointments fixed by the Ministry of Trade & Consumerism enforcement officers to investigate their non-compliance. This has been dragging on in the past 6 months.

We are at our wits end. To date, we have served PMA through our lawyer the Notice 218 which gives them a 21 days deadline. They blatantly ignored this too!!

I just want JUSTICE!!! Any advise or suggestions is greatly appreciated!

22 Mar, 2015 16:07:42

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) vkpc
We are at our wits end.
Why?
You should know that winning the case is the easy part, getting paid after winning is the hard part.


To date, we have served PMA through our lawyer the Notice 218 which gives them a 21 days deadline. They blatantly ignored this too!!
Before you serve any threatening letters you should already know what will be your next step if there is response from them.
You made a bluff threat and they called your bluff by ignoring the letter.
It turns out they were right! It was just empty threats.

Not only were cheated by PMA, you were cheated by your own lawyer too, who gave you wrong advice on the effectiveness of Notice 218 and charged you a bomb.

22 Mar, 2015 21:42:06

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) vkpc
Correction:
Before you serve any threatening letters you should already know what will be your next step if there is no response from them.
22 Mar, 2015 21:45:32

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) Jennifer Kok
Dunno why after so many years ppl are still conned by maid agencies.

For the benefit of all, read carefully the following..
1/ The maid you get directly from their country is real and legal after paying all the fees.
2/ The legal maid will lari.. and being recycled for new customers.
3/ The replacement maid can be likely to be "kosong" i.e. illegal. But you have already paid for all the "fees".
4/ Most maid who lari are intelligient ones, feigning illness esp mental ones plus homesick.
5/ Have you been to Indonesia? Esp central Java where most of maids come from? Make no mistake, most of them are as educated nearly equal to that of most average Msians. Ever notice all of them knows how to use h/p and can call home the moment they started work in your house? Kita sini yang betul katak di bawah tempurung.. They are not as backward as we see them to be 20years ago esp those domestic workers.

To protect your own interests, report to Immigration direct whether there is a replacement given or not. No face or quarters given to the maid agency. Failing to do only encouraging more Msians to become future victims. You will be fined by Immigration for losing your maid but it is worth it. If you did not report the maid you have brought in direct(under you name) and if the runaway maid in involved in vice, drugs or die under mysterious conditions, the fines is not only much higher but you could be involved in the court cases. You MAY have to bear the costs of sending the corpse back to their country. For faraway countries, 10K++ per koffin... Watch out.!!

It is more advisable to get maid from far away countries whereby they cannot just "swim" home. The recent Newspaper reports on "holes" at border fences is veryvery accurate and true. The ocean is so vast, how to stop illegal entry and exits? Be fair to the relevant security depts too..

Just get the services of part-time maids to do the menial housework.

The work permits the replacement maids holds.. you can verify if they are real? Even Immigration officers cannot "see" if they are real or not. That is why normally during the raids, they just tarik everybody back to the "camps" to scan thru the work permits.

Very simple.. for replacement maids, just pull a fast one, tell you are bringing them to Immigration Detention Centre to verify their work permits. Those who knew that they are false, will kneel down and beg tuan/puan for forgiveness. However, be on the alert that some maids were issued false permits without them knowing it, they being victims too.!

22 Mar, 2015 23:09:33

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN PMA (modified 0 times) Cheated!
Vkpc, my lawyer didn't charge me a bomb on the notice 218 - it's not even expensive. I can proceed with the winding up proceeding at my discretion. PMA can't run away from the long arm of law. Not a smart move to teach your clients a lesson by saying it's easy to file a oourt case with consumer tribunal but not easy to get back the money owed us. In the end, the biggest loser is PMA with all the bad publicity you will get, as more people will know of your criminal offenses. One mouth can reach hundreds to thousands.
23 Mar, 2015 21:41:30

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) Jenny
notice of demand under Section 218 of Companies Act 1965

There are other options to recover the debts not over 10K.
To execute the S.218 notice, that is to wind up a Pte Ltd Co, the subsequent up front CASH can be as high as 20K per branch, once started, i believe cannot be stop in court. The petitioner has to bear all litigations costs if the company is insolvent.

Maid services are fly by night companies, the directors can be actually old men/old women without income. The actual operators flaunt foreign employment and immigration laws like nobody business. That is why even if you sent them the notice, even I, would not bat an eye.

A WSS is a more workable solution. Even garnishment of bank account wont work. A lot of maid agencies deals in CASH. You may not have been professionally advised of other options to recover your debts.

Engage the services of a real proffessional Bill Collection Agency..

23 Mar, 2015 22:25:53

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) vkpc
Not a smart move to teach your clients a lesson by saying it's easy to file a oourt case with consumer tribunal but not easy to get back the money owed us.
We are not lawyers, therefore we don't have clients.

All lawyers should let their clients know the difficulties of getting the money after winning, before filing a lawsuit and wasting their client's money further.

24 Mar, 2015 06:41:42

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) Cheated!
Vkpc, Of course my statement of clients is not directed to lawyers, I meant PMA who's so unprofessional & gangster-like to teach their clients a lesson. Ur statement is meant to scare consumers fr goin to tribunal court to seek legal recourse when they are cheated. Tribunal don't need lawyers. When there's non-compliance, then filing lawsuit is at our discretion after considering on award sum. Writing to PM's & integrity depts & exposure to media will get the enforcement dept on their toes. In the end, all these will only create more bad publicity on their criminal offenses as public will come to know what this maid agency is capable of!! True account of victims' sharing & feedbacks can make or break a company's reputation!
24 Mar, 2015 12:33:01

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) Jeff
True account of victims' sharing & feedbacks can make or break a company's reputation!

If you have still copies of the maid original work permit(under your name) you may not see the name of this maid agency. The main holders of Permits to "import" foreign workers is allocated to a few elite ppl/companies only. All the rest of these agencies are just "agents". And there can never be any wrong doings attached or levied to them(Masters).

However it is nice to expose at least 4 or 5 of these 300-400 agents on this forum. U or I can approach any of those Master Permit Holders to start an agency anytime given the right price and the correct contacts.

What is the main issue on all these postings then..??
Experienced Lawyers knew that to get back some form of compensatio is quite difficult but most of them would not advise wat's down the road. Client instruct to sue.. sue la.. fees are paid but redress is seldom in sight..

24 Mar, 2015 16:05:49

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) Naruko
From the very first posting here

1/ There are no cheating.
2/ There is no criminal content.

Just misrepresentation of any so called "contract/agreement" and non compliance. Just civil court cases.
Read Laws, be knowledgeable so that we would not be ignorant and be at the mercy of so called learned Lowyers.

Period.

24 Mar, 2015 17:08:47

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN PMA (modified 0 times) Cheated!
There is criminal content - non-compliance to the tribunal award is a criminal offense under the Akta Pengguna
24 Mar, 2015 20:57:15

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) Jane
Jail the directors of the maid agency if there is criminal offence. Why is this thread having so much issues that cannot be solved? Complaints and frustrations does not solve anything. Jail term.!!

We, forumers reads this thread for info AND KNOWLEDGE on how to understand and solve public issues, not to lend our ears for personal frustrations and scareD to jail those who flout Laws of the country. All talk and no action.!!

I can proceed with the winding up proceeding at my discretion

Sounds like empty threats that is scared of the maid agency sending thousands of foreign worker to your doorstep. JUST DO IT..

24 Mar, 2015 21:45:41

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN PMA (modified 0 times) Cheated!
Well that's stated in the law - criminal offense whether u like it or not! Seems like I'm wasting my time here with so many maid agents lurking in pretense here & even stopped so low to threaten in a public forum. Legal recourse is always there..it's my discretion as to whether it's worth it. This posting isn't a personal complaint but served as public awareness to avoid people getting conned by crook agents out there! The power of word of mouth!
24 Mar, 2015 22:18:57

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) 1818
You are not getting any "pity" or "support" from forumers here because they know that you are trying to buy a slave. Why should we help evil people like you?

Don't you know that a maid who is modern slave?
A worker who is not allowed to resign or leave is a slave.
Would you like to work in a place where you are not allowed to resign?

25 Mar, 2015 08:22:33

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN PMA (modified 0 times) Cheated!
The more u post the better it is for your reputation!! If I & many other employers are really criminals for treating our maids like slaves, then I guess the court of law wouldn't award in favour of us.. Get your facts right before u comment..it wll only expose u more as a maid agent in disguise here..we sure hv many posers here disguised as forumers.. However, Thank you to some forumers above for their insight & advise..as I happened to browsed AP PMA & AP INNOVEDGE shared exactly the same info contents on their website... U posers can go on posting & end up bringing more bad reputation to yourself..I shall end my posting here...thank you!
25 Mar, 2015 10:49:07

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) Bryan
Yes, a Writ of Seizure & Sale would be a more affordable & workable solution in this case. Fight for your rights! I believe these cases are getting more rampant due to lack of enforcement fr govt bodies.
26 Mar, 2015 12:24:13

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN T&L in Bandar Puteri Puchong (modified 0 times) Cheated!
PMA & INNOVEDGE maid agencies sharing the same exact info contents on their websites! Same owner/partners?? As what's stated above on the fly by night companies?? Prospective employers please be careful!
27 Mar, 2015 18:53:01

New MessageRE:Cheated by AGENSI PEKERJAAN PMA (modified 0 times) Cheated!
Ha ha..just how fast Innovedge has changed their website contents after my posting. Well..check out low yat maid agency recommendation page & you can find snapshot screen I managed to post before their website contents were changed.
28 Mar, 2015 01:16:10


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