Beesley, who worked for Contact Industrial Recruitment, took a cut from the profit made by the gangmaster
Both men had pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting an unlicensed gangmaster
last month, and Beesley also admitted conspiracy to commit fraud by abuse of position.
have become smarter in their exploitation of vulnerable people, evading detection and making it seem as though everything is legitimate and above board to the untrained eye.
"They happen anywhere." The latest tactic used by so-called "gangmasters
" is to lure people to the North East with the promise of a better life.
Officers arrested Varga at his address last September as part of a joint investigation between West Midlands Police, the National Crime Agency (NCA) and Gangmaster
and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA).
The case involved illegal shellfish gathering following a joint investigation by the Gangmaster
's Licensing Authority and North Wales Police.
TEN major criminal probes are going on across Scotland in the hunt for illegal gangmasters
In a statement, Mr Feje's friend Zslot Szenti told how Mr Feje used cannabis and legal highs during his time working under the gangmaster
, known to them as "Kacsa", which means "duck" in Hungarian.
According to the Salvation Army, more than two fifths of adults they support who have fallen victim to trafficking are men, many of whom have been used by gangmaster
A MAN has been arrested after an investigation into unlicensed gangmasters
operating in Wirral.
XLTEC Recruitment Ltd acted as a "gangmaster
" without a licence from September 2008 to June 2009.