Has Notorious American Fugitive Psychologist Ken Wilcox Reinvented Himself as a Wealthy Aristocrat named Drew Carrington Who Will Soon Join the House of Lords as “8th Baron Carrington”?

Cambodia attracts a lot of dodgy characters. There’s a custom among down and out expatriates here of telling tall tales about how rich, important, and successful they are back in their home countries. If a foreigner with any military experience at all washes up in Phnom Penh, he’ll likely tell…

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Is Trude Jacobsen a sell out who would take money from a serial rapist of Cambodian children to help him go free?

Trude Jacobsen is a Professor at Northern Illinois University who claims to be an expert on Cambodian history and gender studies and sex trafficking and whatnot. Jacobsen teaches classes in women’s studies and portrays herself as an advocate for vulnerable and marginalized members of society. She says on her LinkedIn…

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What is a ‘VoIP Scam’?

Telephone fraud has been around a long time. The phone offers anonymity between shyster and mark, a separation which makes lies easier to tell and simpler to swallow. Ever since the 1960’s hard sales techniques have been used by, if not conmen themselves, then those on the payroll. The first,…

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From the Archives: A Rare Insight Into Growing Up in Phnom Penh

Back in 2013 www.khmer440.com had a regular user, Khmerized, a young European that went to high school here in Phnom Penh at the Lycée Français Renée Descartes (LFRD). He posted a very rare insight into the school and the environment as a whole on our discussion forum at: http://www.khmer440.com/chat_forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=29859&p=387338#p387338. Below are his…

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