Six in court charged with exploiting migrants – names suppressed

News from Immigration NZ
Six people arrested last week as part of an Immigration New Zealand-led investigation into allegations of migrant labour exploitation and other immigration-related offending appeared in Wellington District Court this morning.

Those arrested face charges under the Immigration Act and the Crimes Act. Interim name suppression has been granted to all six defendants and they have been remanded on bail.

The next court appearance is scheduled for 9 January.

News from Immigration NZ – December 5
Five people have been arrested as part of an Immigration New Zealand-led investigation into allegations of migrant labour exploitation and other immigration-related offending.

Those arrested face a variety of charges and will appear in Wellington District Court on Monday. The investigation is ongoing and further arrests may be made.

The arrests are a result of a lengthy investigation by Immigration New Zealand and reflect Immigration’s focus on preventing exploitation of migrants.

A media release will be issued following Monday’s court appearance.

 

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