high-ranking government figures in a fraudulent scheme involving Nepali nationals posing as Bhutanese refugees in order to orchestrate their “resettlement” to the United States
“fake Bhutanese refugee scam”
network of corruption and deception involving key players in the country’s political scene.
some former high government officials and politicians being arrested
Nepal’s former home minister, Balkrishna Khand
defrauded young Nepalis of money by promising to send them to the United States by faking their status as refugees from Bhutan.
cheated out of millions of Nepali rupees in return for forged paperwork positioning them as Bhutanese asylum seekers qualified for resettlement in foreign countries.
believed that they were a part of a genuine program that would provide them with a better futur
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