Immigration Department Insider Organized $500,000 Visa Scam

From the Courier-Mail

Fifty-seven illegal immigrants have disappeared and are on the run after paying a corrupt Brisbane immigration official more than half a million dollars in bribes for visas.

The case is the largest corruption scandal ever to hit the Immigration Department and has promoted a major overhaul of flawed visa approval processes.

Most of the missing foreigners are Vietnamese farmers who do not speak English but were granted visas as skilled workers such as accountants, while others are Filipino relatives or friends of the official.

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