Tag Archives: visa trading

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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‘Kuwait government keen to solve problems of Indians working here’ – Visiting Minister Singh meets with Kuwait’s FM, Labor Minister

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 8: The government of Kuwait is keen to solve the problems of Indians working in Kuwait and at the same time protect their rights. This was disclosed by Indian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Gen V.K. Singh Wednesday during a press conference at the Indian Embassy. …

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Previous company involved in Visa Trading – Having problem to transfer

I am a Filipino who has been working in Kuwait for almost 10 years. Currently I am facing a difficulty in transferring my iqama to another company as my previous sponsor is involved in a visa trading. The Labor Office has blacklisted him and he is now an outlaw and …

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Kuwaiti citizen caught selling fake visas at KD 350 each

KUWAIT CITY, May 8: Officers from the Electronic Crimes Unit in the General Criminal Investigation Department at the Interior Ministry arrested a citizen, identified as Hassan Abbas, for selling fake entry visas. In a press statement, the Public Relations and Security Media Department disclosed that results of preliminary investigations revealed …

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Two Kuwaitis, Egyptian held selling ‘fake visas’ to Asians – ‘No ban on driving on left shoulder’

KUWAIT CITY, April 29: Public Relations and Security Media Department of Ministry of Interior announced that officers from General Department for Criminal Investigations apprehended a three-member gang of two Kuwaitis and an Egyptian specialized in issuing fake visas, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The department explained that when detectives from Fintas CID …

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Owner of firm arrested for selling work permits for KD 650-KD 850

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: An unknown motorist ran over a traffic officer while he was on official duty at an intersection linking the Arabian Gulf Road and Al-Aqsa Road near Shaab seaside area on Thursday, April 7. This incident is a replica of the traffic incident that took place during …

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Visas sold – Top-level graft

KUWAIT CITY, March 3: Director- General of the Citizens Service Centers, Major-General Adeeb Al-Suwaidan has suspended the supervisor of the Capital Governorate center for selling 49 domestic visas under his sponsorship, reports Al-Rai daily. A security source said the supervisor abused his authority by recruiting dozens of domestic workers in …

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Labor ministry suspends files of 595 aid violators

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 27: As a precautionary measure, Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor has suspended the files of 595 individuals who receive social aid after discovering that some of such individuals hold commercial licenses and own companies with workforce. Assistant Undersecretary for Social Development Sector Hassan Kadhim said the …

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Kuwaiti national manipulates company needs, sells 200 work permits – ‘Staring’ leads to free-for-all in Al-Rai shopping mall

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19: A quarrel among four Kuwaiti juveniles inside a popular mall in Al-Rai area resulted in a head injury to one of them. According to security sources, when securitymen received information about the quarrel, they rushed to the location and settled the quarrel among the four youths. …

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Over 350 expats registered in ‘illusory’ companies – Bangladeshis caught gambling

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 8: General Department for Residency Affairs affiliated to the Citizenships and Passports Sector of Ministry of Interior discovered that 351 expatriates are registered under the sponsorship of 15 closed companies in Sharq area. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, Public Relations and Security Media …

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