Indonesian Hajj Scam Reportage for The Wall Street Journal

Recent work for The Wall Street Journal on First Travel scam, one of the biggest frauds in Indonesia’s history: $63 millions from nearly 60,000 victims.

Asmana, the streetside noodle seller portrayed on the cover, saved her earnings to pay a trip to Mecca. The agency took her money without booking her trip. 

 Portrait of Asmanah and her husband in their rented boarding house.

Portrait of Asmanah and her husband in their rented boarding house.

Written by Anita Rachman.

Read the full story and see more photographs here.