Chon Buri, Thailand: Swedish man held in connection with large employment scam

Posted on February 25, 2013 • Filed under: Asia, Employment Scam, Scam reported that a Swedish man has been arrested in connection with a job scam that left more than 100 Thai laborers stranded in Sweden. Pol Maj Gen Roy Ingpairoj, the Tourist Police Division chief, said on Friday that Ari Veinko Juhani Hallikainen, 52, opened an overseas employment business in 2010. He falsely promised 164 people, mostly from northeastern Thailand, that they would get agricultural jobs abroad. Read Article

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