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Tag Archives: visa trading

I have hit hard on visa traders, says lawmaker Safa Al-Hashim

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: Member of Parliament Safa Al-Hashim says the reason behind the campaign she is currently encountering over her stance on the high number of expatriates in the country is that “I have hit hard on the visa traders”, reports Arab Times daily. In a press statement, MP …

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Human Rights Watch notes Kuwait labor progress

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 14, (Agencies): According to a recent report which has been issued by the Human Rights Watch Kuwait in 2016 took steps to improve the rights of migrant workers. During the same period, Kuwait also enacted a minimum wage for domestic workers, eased employer transfer rules, and passed …

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Visa forgers held

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: A Kuwaiti citizen and three expatriates were arrested for forging work permits. In a press release issued by Ministry of Interior, the General Department of Public Relations and Media Security explained that when the Investigations Department at the Directorate General for Residency Affairs received information about …

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Govt files ‘fraud’ charges against many enterprises – Coffee shops, eateries targeted

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 15, (KUNA): The Ministry of Commerce and Industry referred to the commercial prosecution dept a number of irregularities and fraud cases recently detected in coffee shops, restaurants and shopping malls. Under instructions of Minister Khaled Al-Roudhan, the Ministry’s sector of commercial supervision and consumer protection was able …

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Egyptian mandoub sought for selling fake work visas

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: Police have arrested an Egyptian mandoub for forging work permits of 35 Egyptian workers in return for KD 19,250 (KD 550 each) without the knowledge of sponsor, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily said after the sponsor discovered the forgery of his signature, he filed a complaint …

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Forged visas, equipment found with African man in police raid

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9: Acting on a tip-off and armed with a search and arrest warrant issued by the Public Prosecution, police recently raided the apartment of an unidentified African man and seized from him ‘forged’ visas, reports Al-Shahed daily. Police have also seized from the man equipment used in …

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Egyptian gang involved in fake cash, visa trade held – Many workers found in sealed paper’s sponsorship

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 6, (Agencies): Detectives from Hawally Security Command arrested a gang of four Egyptians involved in falsification of currencies, visas, residency permits and civil IDs. In a press statement, the Public Relations and Security Media General Department in the Interior Ministry disclosed the gang was arrested in an …

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Visas forged by Egyptian, owner unaware

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: Securitymen from the Residency Affairs Department at the Interior Ministry arrested an Egyptian for forging work permits through the representative of a farm in exchange for a large amount. Acting on information that 145 laborers are registered under the farm but they are not working there, …

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Syrian selling visa for expats for KD 250

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11:   Personnel from the Criminal Evidences General Department have arrested a Syrian who had been sentenced in absentia for fraud, swindling people and forging entry visas, reports Al- Shahed daily. According to the General Department for Residence Affairs the man in collusion with some employees from the …

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Company, workers … citizen falls victim to permit traders

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 8: A citizen, identified Hassan, was surprised when he was informed that he owns a company and he is listed among the visa traders as the supposed company has 100 employees, reports Al-Rai daily. Hassan had so many questions in his mind upon hearing such news: What …

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