Sweden's news in English

Editions:  Austria · Denmark · France · Germany · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland

"70 companies" hit by fraud

Share this article

20:42 CET+01:00
Five men in the Kristianstad region are suspected swindling up to 70 businesses in trades involving white goods, worth up to 4.2 million crowns. According to SvD. businesses were conned in to sending goods such as home movie sets, mobile phones, furniture and bubble baths to a previously "clean" company.

Three men have been charged so far and the court proceedings are expected to take a while "due to the amount of documentation that must be presented by the prosecutor", explained SvD. Businesses across Sweden, Norway and Finland have been affected.

Sources: Svenska Dagbladet

 
Get notified about breaking news on The Local

Share this article

From our sponsors

How to work 9-5 and travel the rest of the time

A full-time job shouldn't stop you from satisfying your wanderlust. The Local spoke to Travel After 5 blogger Alline Waldhelm to find out her tips and tricks for travellers who only have 25 days of annual leave.

Discussion forum