Australia Post contractor arrested on alleged student visa scam

Australia Post contractor arrested on alleged student visa scam

By Leila Reypour
MARN 0848264

Australia Post has sacked a millionaire labour hire contractor who is at the centre of a major federal police fraud probe and who has been accused of exploiting overseas workers.

Baljit "Bobby" Singh and two of his business associates are expected to appear before the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Wednesday afternoon to face several criminal charges.

Mr Singh allegedly heads a syndicate bringing students to Australia on the pretence of doing courses at a government-subsidised education college in Melbourne's north. The students are often promised a working visa or permanent residency at the end of their education course.

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Source: http://www.smh.com.au​