Mr Shamsul Arefinwas jailed for three years in 2015 at Fort William Sheriff Court after he was found guilty of human trafficking. He had now been ordered to pay £100,000 that he made from his crimes trafficking people from India as a confiscation order was granted this week by the Sheriff.
He exploited four people while owning a hotel in the Highlands. The men worked for well below the minimum wage and for extremely long hours with no way out. The procurator fiscal, said: “Arefin took advantage of vulnerable people for his own financial gain, making significant amounts of money from the suffering of others.”