The staff of the Maritime Department of the Border service of Poland detained 42-the summer citizen of Poland, who used poles and foreigners, including Ukrainians to perform forced labor on construction sites. This was reported by “Polish radio”.
“His victims were 540 people who have not received at least 4.5 million zloty (1 million euros) wages and other payments”, – stated in the message.
It is noted that on the trail of criminal activity of the detainee Polish border came a year ago while checking firm in Wejherowska County, Pomeranian Voivodeship. People through ads found for work in the construction of poles and citizens of Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia and Moldova. At first these individuals worked for the company men, where they selected those who needed a job and docile and pliable. Such workers ‘ firm sent to work on construction sites in Poland and Sweden.
“According to the investigation, the workers did not sign the agreement or have made them incomprehensible to the working language, often taken their passports and other documents, as wages were not paid at all or only a small part of it. When employees are reminded about the salary, they were threatened with deportation or wrongly was accused of stealing, sending statements to law enforcement. 42-year-old man organized a mandatory work meeting, during which they intimidated, humiliated, insulted, and even beat workers”, – stated in the message.
42-year-old man charged with human trafficking, for which he faces 3 years in prison.