Labor MP Craig Thomson is arrested and charged with migration fraud 

Labor MP Craig Thomson is arrested and charged with migration fraud 
Labor MP Craig Thomson is arrested and charged with migration fraud 
BREAKING NEWS: Labor MP whose sex-with-union-funds scandal nearly brought down a government is ARRESTED and charged over $2million cash for 130 Aussie visas scam Former Federal Labor MP Craig Thomson arrested on migration fraud charges  Australian Federal Police arrested a 57-year-old man on NSW Central Coast It's alleged he facilitated more than 130 fraudulent visa applications Federal police said the operation netted more than $2 million over four years

Former Federal Labor MP Craig Thomson has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a multi-million dollar migration fraud. 

The Australian Federal Police announced it had arrested a 57-year-old man from the NSW Central Coast at his home in Terrigal, on the NSW central coast.  

Thomson is alleged facilitated more than 130 fraudulent visa applications over four years, resulting in a $2 million windfall. 

The visas related to workers in the food service and regional farm industries, said the AFP. 

Former Federal Labor MP Craig Thomson has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a multi-million dollar migration fraud

Former Federal Labor MP Craig Thomson has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a multi-million dollar migration fraud

He was charged with providing false documents and false or misleading information relating to non-citizens, and breaching restriction on charging fees for immigration assistance.

'The alleged offences in this matter involved the exploitation of Federal Government programs designed to assist Australian businesses, and it is incumbent on the AFP to investigate and prosecute instances of large-scale fraud against Australian taxpayers,' an AFP statement read.    

The man is expected to appear

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