If Alice knew about the Security Bond Protector, she would not have worried
unnessarily. If Betta did not want to go home to the Philippines,, she need
not lose her $5,000 security bond. She could have subscribed to this
Security Bond Protector plan whereby for a small premium, the insurance
company would pay 95% of the security bond (or $4,750) if the maid's work
permit is cancelled and she is not repatriated within one month.
As at 01 November 2014, this last bit of info is true. But it may change without prior notice.
But since Alice obviously did not know about this Security Bond Protector she did not insure herself against people like Betta or Mrs Candide Knott. Someone caught in the same way has only the following options:
It is no use to cry over spilt milk, and the following is for future reference:
An emplouer can subscribe to the Security Bond Protector at the time she applied for hospitalization insurance and letter of guarantee and be protected against the likes of Betta and Mrs Candide Knott.
For a modest premium, the insurance compay will pay Immigration Department
$4,750, the insured party (employer) co-pays $250.00.