Gang spared jail for visa scam that let 900 illegal immigrants stay in UK

Kazi Borkot Ullah and Jillur Rahman Khan
Kazi Borkot Ullah was sentenced at a earlier listening to and Mohammed Jillur Rahman Khan was spared jail yesterday

A bunch of individuals behind the ’s greatest ever visa scam have been spared jail.

The fraudsters arrange a community of 53 pretend corporations and created bogus paperwork permitting 900 immigrants stay in the nation illegally.

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Among the businesses they arrange they used the names Immigration4u, Mo’s Spice Inn and Empire Finance, Southwark Crown Court heard yesterday.

They fabricated payslips and gave false info for entrepreneur visas that recommend candidates have entry to no less than £50,000.

The gang additionally quickly transferred cash into their purchasers’ financial institution accounts to make it seem as if they have been incomes greater than they really have been.

Abul Kalam Muhammad Rezaul Karim and Abul Kalam Muhammad Rezaul Karim
Abdul Kalam Muhammad Rezaul Karim (left) is on the run whereas Enamul Karim (proper) was jailed at an earlier listening to

The cash was then transferred forwards and backwards till the visa necessities have been met.



One of employee’s particulars steered he was incomes £50,000 whereas working at a quick meals restaurant.

But regardless of their deception, taxi driver Jillur Rahman Khan, 43, married couple Mazharul Haque, 46, and Maksuda Begum, 45, and Shaheda Roxsanna, 47, have all been spared jail.

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Millions of kilos are believed to have been laundered via the pretend corporations and the immigrants’ financial institution accounts between 2008 and 2013.

Tax officers imagine it might have meant a tax lack of £16.6million.

The immigrants have been charged no less than £700 every by the gang in the fraud that was described by choose Martin Griffith as being carried out on an ‘industrial scale’.

They got sentences starting from 10 months to 2 years, however they have been all suspended for two years.

They labored alongside one other gang who have been sentenced final yr, together with regulation pupil Abul Kalam Muhammad Rezaul Karim, 42, who remains to be on the run and was given a 10-year jail sentence in his absence in November 2018.

Four others, former immigrations advisors Enamul Karim and Kazi Borkot Ullah, each from Dagenham, accountant Jalpa Trivedi, from St Albans and former immigration advisor Mohammed Tamij Uddin, of east London, have been jailed in November final yr.

Maryam Arnott, of the CPS, mentioned: ‘This is believed to be the largest ever visa fraud that the CPS has dealt with and it is staggering the lengths these individuals went to in order to exploit the UK’s immigration system.’



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