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Swede arrested for job fraud

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byke
post 23.Feb.2013, 01:40 AM
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A Swedish man has been arrested in connection with a job scam that left more than 100 Thai labourers stranded in Sweden.

http://www.bangkokpost.com/breakingnews/33...mployment-fraud
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dgd
post 23.Feb.2013, 03:01 PM
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The Swedes have been trafficking berry pickers into Sweden for years, be they Eastern European, Thai, or from wherever. The Swedish Police, though, are not interested in this sort of, so-called, complex pan-European crime.

Berries, though, are very popular.
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unionisten
post 24.Feb.2013, 11:46 AM
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QUOTE (byke @ 23.Feb.2013, 01:40 AM) *

Byke your point is?
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byke
post 24.Feb.2013, 12:01 PM
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It was a high profile story some time back when hundreds of foreign workers were stuck in Sweden after yet another company owner done a runner. Which eventually led to the state changing the rules in regards to berry pickers, due to the widespread abuse in Sweden.

The same story above also made it to many other front page stories a day or 2 back.
As for point, does it not fall under swedish news?
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Mark249
post 24.Feb.2013, 12:04 PM
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But he's not Swedish, he's Finnish. Any Swede would tell you that and wash their hands. Haven't you noticed how many Finns there are in SD who are desperate to prove that they are just as Swedish as the rest?
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EthnicDravidian
post 24.Feb.2013, 07:33 PM
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Now thats a rare unfortunately, Personally I've been in Sweden for 2 years, and i can say Swedes are the most law abiding citizens !
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Nemesis
post 24.Feb.2013, 07:35 PM
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Open your eyeballs.
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unionisten
post 25.Feb.2013, 08:40 AM
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QUOTE (byke @ 24.Feb.2013, 12:01 PM) *
It was a high profile story some time back when hundreds of foreign workers were stuck in Sweden after yet another company owner done a runner. Which eventually led to the sta ... (show full quote)

Why dont you ever report somthing good that happends?
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Max Reaver
post 25.Feb.2013, 11:50 AM
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The berry thing is nothing new. In 2010 there was a nationwide outcry from the migrant berry pickers due to bad harvest. I dont believe the politicians never knew about this business, but people would rather keep the price of berry jams low than hearing from the pickers. Now that is known, many Swedes are upset because the price just went up tongue.gif
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byke
post 25.Feb.2013, 04:17 PM
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Swedish only im afraid.

http://www.aftonbladet.se/nyheter/article16305387.ab
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