‘Professional beggars’ arrested in Melbourne

Last week, Victorian police arrested seven people accused of ‘professional begging’ on the streets of Melbourne.

Coming to Australia on China on tourist visas, the group’s actions have in some parts of the country who largely see them as scammers.

But to help us through the outrage, The Daily‘s Victor Petrovic was joined now by Dr James Petty, Honorary Fellow in Criminology at the University of Melbourne.

You can find Dr Petty’s writing on the subject at The Conversation.

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