Home and Away's Mackenzie left devastated after sick PK scam

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Home and Away spoilers follow from Thursday's Australian episode (May 12), which some UK viewers may prefer to avoid.

Home and Away's Mackenzie Booth has hit rock bottom after being targeted in a disturbing scam in the show's latest Australian episodes.

Mac is currently at the centre of a huge storyline, as she has been trying to solve her financial crisis at Salt by hosting illegal gambling nights at the restaurant.

In this week's Australian episodes, Mac organised another event and hoped it would run as smoothly as the others, but mysterious newcomer PK found a sickening way to manipulate her.

PK told Mac that the house had lost, so she supposedly owed $100,000 to the poker players. He then stepped in by claiming that he'd cover the debt for her, but demanded that she slept with him as repayment.

Photo credit: Endemol Shine - Channel 5
Photo credit: Endemol Shine - Channel 5

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A horrified Mac felt pressured into joining PK at a hotel room, but she ultimately refused to go through with his loathsome demands and walked out.

Back home in Summer Bay, Mac was horrified as her brother Dean Thompson explained that the house doesn't lose in poker, so PK had tricked her.

As Mac considered how to take revenge on PK, Dean urged her to concentrate on fixing her debt crisis instead. He pointed out that she could still consider asking her boyfriend Logan Bennett for a loan.

Mac briefly considered it, but felt too guilty when Logan warmly declared his love for her.

Photo credit: Endemol Shine - Channel 5
Photo credit: Endemol Shine - Channel 5

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Later, a distraught Mac told Dean that seeking help from Logan was still off the table.

She said: "PK made me feel disgusting. I still chose to be there. I can't escape that. I have to live with it.

"You might not understand, but there is no way I'm asking for Logan's help when I nearly cheated on him."

Dean tried to make Mac see that she wasn't at fault for PK's terrible behaviour, but she refused to discuss the matter any further and walked off. What will she do now?

Home and Away fans in the UK will see these scenes air on Channel 5 in June.

Home and Away airs weekdays at 1.15pm on Channel 5 and 6pm on 5STAR. First-look screenings air at 6.30pm on 5STAR and the show also streams on My5.

In Australia, the show airs Mondays to Thursdays at 7pm on Channel 7 and streams on 7plus.

Read more Home and Away spoilers on our dedicated homepage

If you've been affected by the issues raised in this story, you can access more information from Rape Crisis England and Wales, who work towards the elimination of all forms of sexual violence and sexual misconduct, on their website or by calling the National Rape Crisis Helpline on 0808 802 9999. Rape Crisis Scotland’s helpline number is 08088 01 03 02.

Readers in the US are encouraged to contactRAINN, or the National Sexual Assault Hotline on 800-656-4673.

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