One the same day we buried my dad at sea, my mum and myself went over to the police station to make a police report. This is first time in my life that I had to do so and it was an interesting experience.

We fired our maid after she racked up $800 in phone bills using my father’s phone while he was on his deathbed. The following month Singtel sent us a bigger bombshell – a $2,000 bill for the calls made to Myanmar as well as paid apps installed on my father’s phone !

My first objective was to see whether this can somehow be positioned as theft on my maid’s part, my second objective is to create a paper trail to seek an exemption from these fees by appealing to Singtel.

I was not successful at the police station to convince them that our maid stole from us. The IO