‘We might die from overwork’ – Auckland business owners jailed for exploiting migrant workers

‘We might die from overwork’ – Auckland business owners jailed for exploiting migrant workers Nafisa Ahmed and Mohammed Atiqul Islam were sentenced today in the Auckland District Court. Photo / Jason Oxenham A Bengali couple who ran a sweets making business in Auckland and paid their employees just $6 an hour have been jailed for… Continue reading ‘We might die from overwork’ – Auckland business owners jailed for exploiting migrant workers

Auckland lawyer Mohammed Idris Hanif struck off.

It has only taken 5 years! An Auckland lawyer has been struck off after he provided misleading information to Immigration New Zealand that helped enable human trafficking. Mohammed Idris Hanif, the Law Society said today, was struck off the roll of barrister and solicitors by New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal. Hanif was found… Continue reading Auckland lawyer Mohammed Idris Hanif struck off.

Lawyer involved with NZ’s first human trafficking conviction gets home detention for fraud

Mohammed Idris Hanif was sentenced for his part in New Zealand’s first human trafficking conviction. A lawyer linked to New Zealand’s first convicted human trafficker has been sentenced for fraud, continuing to show no remorse to his victims. In April, Mohammed Idris Hanif was found guilty of¬†five counts of¬†knowingly providing false and misleading information to… Continue reading Lawyer involved with NZ’s first human trafficking conviction gets home detention for fraud