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The French bastards had their rig built

in the U.S.

They paid USD over 400 millions

They never said it was expensive

Now they build it

in Asia for only USD 340 millions

And they complain every day that

it is cheaper to have the rig built

in the U.S.A.

The above was the comment from the

Asian local construction manager.

 

***

 

The truth was

there were working ghosts

on board the rig.

Each worker on board has a brass left at the entrance

to the rig

But there were more brasses than workers!

The poor French paid for the workers who did not

turn up to work!

 

***

For some reason,

the client kept quiet for some time

A day came when the client could not

tolerate it any more

Each day two officers were stationed

at the entrance and exit

The contractors were paid for only

the number of workers who came in to work

 

***

This hurt the swindler intensely

He could not stand it any more

He blamed the China-men

For stealing the expensive valves,

the cheap piping gaskets, the bolts and nuts,

the paper cups, sugar, coffee

toilet papers, and so on.

Many China-men were removed from the rig

His own brothers were recruited

This time there was no more China-men

to be the scapegoats,

The company engineers had to work

for the projects which had been paid

to the main contractor,

The main con saved millions of dollars

Those engineers who refused

would be terminated

because he had a big brother in

the HR

The truth was revealed

The big brother had to leave

the manager too had to leave

 

***

So my friends

Beware, your enemies

may come from the most unexpected corner

Among your own brothers!

 

***

The same trick was done somewhere else

This time a few workers were given

Many cards to scan

They scanned on-behalf

of those who were working in other companies

Company A paid for these working Ghosts

The taking from these Ghosts would be shared

Among the managers, superintendents etc

 

***

Some employers thought they were smart

They placed machines that scanned the

little fingers

of the workers when they came in to work

and when they knock off for the day

Not knowing that Mr. A can come in

to scan the finger in the morning

goes to work for another company

on temporary basis

and return to scan his

little finger again

at 10.00 pm !

 

***

 

 

 

You may move to

the next company and continue your

fantastic tricks

How many times can you move?

How long can you cheat?

Isn’t honesty still

the best policy ?

 

***

Envy and rancor are destroying you every day

Coupled with greed,

the money you cheat

won’t be enough to buy the medicines

you shall need !

 

( END )

 

Copyright © 2006 Poh Tiong Ho

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Comment by Poh Tiong Ho on November 16, 2014 at 12:23am

Is your company paying for workers who are not working for you? How do you make sure this doesn't happen to you?

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