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Overseas labor exec denies running sex ring

By: - Reporter / @santostinaINQ
/ 12:21 PM June 20, 2013

MANILA, Philippines—”Please don’t judge me.”

This was the appeal of overseas welfare officer Mario Antonio as he denied accusations that he was operating a prostitution ring using distressed Filipino workers in Jordan.

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He insisted he performed his duties well as a welfare officer of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office.

Antonio, who read a prepared statement, faced the media in a press conference at the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration center in Pasay City Thursday.

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He declined, however, to answer questions, saying he did not want to affect an ongoing official investigation.

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TAGS: Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Mario Antonio, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW), OWWA, sex, Sex Scandal
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