A music students took a student job at the conservatory and as a chorister without a work permit.
it Stands to prosecution should an american music students, both into prison and to be deported, because she is next of the studies, among other things, worked as a chorister without the necessary work permit.
According to the indictment, six churches in Copenhagen and Frederiksberg as well as The Royal Danish Academy of music in addition, be fined for having recruited the female singer.
Monday opening of the case by the Court of Frederiksberg.
The now 29-year-old american living in Malmö with her husband. She was under training at the royal academy of music, and in the three years she worked as a chorister in several places.
in Addition served she in periods of money by working as a student assistant at the music conservatory library. Therefore, the prosecution will also have the academy of music condemned in the case.
It was the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration, in 2017, reported the relationship to police.
the Music academy and the six churches supposedly "under aggravating circumstances" to have employed the singer, despite the fact that she did not have a residence and work permit.
In the situation is bødekravet as a starting point of 20,000 crowns per. month. Thus, there are a few churches, they risk fines of more than 300,000 crowns.
On the dock is Godthaabskirken, Mariendal Kirke, Kastelskirken, Sct. Thomas Church, Simeon-St. John Parish and the Founder of the Parish. They shall be represented by counsel Janus Holst Topp.
- the Churches have been in good faith, and that is settled both the tax and holiday pay, says Janus Holst Topp.
He has difficulty to see, that there should be a case of "aggravating circumstances".
- One of my clients have paid under 1000 dollars. So I think, that it is to shoot over the target to require a fine of up to 20,000 crowns, says the lawyer.
the criminal Proceedings have had a somewhat tumultuous flow. In march, the Court decided on the name quite unusual to send the indictment back to the prosecutor.
the Court called, among other things the prosecutor to consider "the appropriateness of the recorded total a prosecution", according to a transcript of the order of the court; which, Therefore has been given access to.
But the prosecution stood firm, and on Monday opened the case as stated by the Court of Frederiksberg, and the judgment is expected to fall in a few weeks.
Other cases of illegal employment in the past has gotten a lot of attention.
The Royal Theatre was in 2017 punished with a fine of 150,000 kronor. For a number of years, the theatre had hired an american choreographer, who had not had their papers in order.
Also, the University of Copenhagen and DTU have criticised a too harsh line towards foreign researchers and students.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 02 December 2019, 06:00