Man in front of a computer/paper with logo of the Migration Agency
Several websites are offering the service to people who want residency permits in Sweden, but also other countries. Credit: Emelie Rosén/Nils Lindström/Sveriges Radio

Selling of fake asylum stories revealed

3:30 min

Fake asylum stories are sold by individuals and websites to people who want a permanent residency permit in Sweden, reveals Swedish Radio News.

An investigation has revealed websites that earn money by selling fake asylum stories and tailor-made packages for those who want to come to Sweden.

They offer anything from help to create a fake online history of being a regime critic, to coaching you in how to do well in an interview where you present this fake story.

Hear the full story including interviews with people selling the false stories.


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