Westpac will cough up more than a billion dollars in penalties to the financial crimes watchdog failing to stop transactions that funded child sex trafficking. The country’s second largest bank has agreed to pay the largest civil fine in Australian history, after admitting to 23 million breaches of financial crime laws relating to international transfers… Continue reading Westpac fined $1.3 billion for child exploitation & terrorism transfers
Nafisa Ahmed and her husband Mohammed Atiqul Islam were jailed after being found guilty of exploiting workers at their Auckland sweetshop. The co-owner of a sweet shop where workers toiled for up to 68 hours a week for less than $8 an hour has been released from prison. Nafisa Ahmed and her husband Mohammed Atiqul… Continue reading Auckland sweetshop co-owner who exploited workers released from prison
Mohammed Atiqul Islam and his wife Nafisa Ahmed were sent to prison after being found guilty of exploitation of temporary workers. A sweet shop owner who paid his workers less than $8 an hour and lied to cover up his scam was responsible for “economic and social slavery”, the Court of Appeal says. Auckland man… Continue reading Auckland shop owner Mohammed Islam kept workers in ‘economic and social slavery’
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Faroz Ali exploited vulnerable workers from Fiji. He will now be freed after serving only a third of his nine-and-a-half year prison sentence. A man who promised migrant workers everything, only to rip them off, has been freed from prison after serving just a third of his sentence. Faroz Ali, also known as Feroz Ali, was… Continue reading NZ’s first convicted human trafficker freed after serving third of prison sentence.
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Children as young as 16 are being trafficked into Kuwait and sold as maids The maids are traded on online marketplaces by unscrupulous dealers Ordinary couples also trade their domestic staff online sometimes for a profit Purchasers are advised to keep the maid’s passport and confiscate her phone Technology giants Google, Apple and Facebook have… Continue reading Tech giants including fb Instagram & Google hosting online slave markets where domestic workers are being bought and sold for less than £3,000 through apps
Maythem Kamil Radhi A New Zealand resident has been extradited to Australia to face trial over the deaths of more than 350 people in 2001. Maythem Kamil Radhi was allegedly involved in the smuggling of a boatload of people from Indonesia before it sank, resulting in the humanitarian disaster. The Australian government had spent years… Continue reading NZ resident charged with 350 deaths in Australia.
Children freed by policemen after they raided a building in Daura, Nigeria Police have freed hundreds of manacled boys from a madrassa in northern Nigeria for the third time in a month, raising fears of systemic torture and sexual abuse in the region’s Islamic schools. Officers leading a raid on the Mal Niga school in… Continue reading 500 shackled children freed from third Islamic boarding school in north Nigeria
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