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Thursday January 09, 2020 - 22:41:38 in Latest News by Super Admin
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    Finnish Somali Journalist involved in smuggling scam in Finland

    Mogadishu - A Somali Finnish Journalist Wali Hashi has been involved in a series of profitable smuggling chain from Somalia to Europe, where he brokered to send many Somalis to travel from Somalia, a lucrative business which is illegal and many count

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Mogadishu - A Somali Finnish Journalist Wali Hashi has been involved in a series of profitable smuggling chain from Somalia to Europe, where he brokered to send many Somalis to travel from Somalia, a lucrative business which is illegal and many countries are fighting t trying way to encountering how to stop.
Sources in Somalia, Kenya and Sudan indicate that the last 10 months he secured to smuggle more than 5 people, who some of them made to Turkey and Europe.

Many Somalis die in the Sahara and into sea to reach either Saudi Arabia or Europe in their bid to make a better life.  The UN office for Migration has helped returned hundreds of Somalis who were stranded in Yemen and Libya, some of them spent . The returnees were first  who were smuggled from Somalia with huge sums of money.


This man  who uses dual identity is called Abdi Hassan Hashi but presents presents himself as Wali Hashi is an employee at the Finnish Foundation for Media and Development known as VIKES and a regular visitor to Somalia, where he makes his profitable illegal business there.

 Born in the central Somalia town of Dhusamareb from poor family, grew up as shoe shiner to help his family, left for Finland to get his family out of this miserable life according to family members interviewed by Sunatimes.

Multiple sourcees conducted from his family members and friends said that his journey of this business dates back to 1993, when he first smuggled his sister proportedly as his wife from the Finnish Embassy in Ethiopia and at the same time convinced his Finnish girl friend who loved him much at the time to claim his brother as her husband as family reunion visa.

"Though he grew up as shoe shiner in Dhusamareb, he was very smart,” a family member whose name withheld for security reasons said, "This story is not quite secret and proudly tells the people that he managed his sister to bring to Finland as  his proported wife”

"He also managed to convince his Finnish girl to claim his brother as her husband by taking advantage of her love, which he did.” he added.

Sources in Finland confirmed that upon arriving in Finland, she immediately changed her name and claimed a new asylum with the name Fardowsa Baraale  and upon recieving the asylum decision, she claimed family reunion visa where she had brought the rest of her family including her mother, whereas their brother brought by the Finnish woman left for Denmark where he applied an asylum.

Many people have fled to many countries around the world especially in Europe, Canada and Amerca either in search for a safe place to live or for economic conditions in order to get a better life.

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