benefit fraud Najah al-Shammari Crime News Sweden

Former Iraqi defense minister arrested in Sweden, accused of falsely claiming benefits

Iraq’s former defense minister has been arrested by Swedish police on suspicion of illegally claiming social welfare benefits in Sweden for years despite living in Baghdad. Najah al-Shammari, who holds dual Iraqi-Swedish citizenship, was detained by authorities at Stockholm Arlanda Airport on Monday as he returned to the country after a considerable absence, according to […]