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Salon owner questioned for ‘extortion’

Salon owner questioned for ‘extortion’

The owner of a Phnom Penh cosmetic salon was questioned by authorities after receiving a complaint that she installed a hidden camera in her shop to film customers and extort money.

National Military Police spokesman Eng Hy told The Post on Thursday that they inspected the shop and questioned Hov Dane, the owner of Dermo Clinic, following a customer complaint.

Dane could not be reached for comment, but her niece, identified only as Meng, said her aunt was not arrested by military police, and the authorities only inspected the shop located in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district.

She said the allegation “was not true” and that it “seriously affects my aunt’s reputation”.

“Police came to inspect and found that nothing was irregular. Police found a camera that was mounted on the wall. The camera was not hidden and is not small,” Meng said.

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