Indian Gang Involved in Selling Fake Visas for Canada Busted

Indian Gang Involved in Selling Fake Visas for Canada Busted

Today there is a great global struggle in finding jobs and there is an increase in the job scams. Delhi Police has arrested a gang that was fooling Nepalese applicants wanting to work in Canada. As per Special Investigation Unit-I of Delhi Police, the Crime Branch broke a gang of scammers. The arrested persons were middlemen, travel agents, printers and some others. The scammers assured the victims of giving a good job in Canada and an attractive payout. The members disappeared after giving out fake visas to the aspirants.

Mode of operation

It appears that they had a Recruitment Agency, where they accepted applications from aspirants of job, promising them the hope of a fresh life in Canada.

The process was initially charging an amount the applicants arrived in Delhi bringing their documents passports that were taken by the agency. The reason was that the passports were necessary for visas affixing by the embassy of Canada.

Happenings

They forged visa stickers and affixed them to the passports done in an office complex in the city. They took pictures of the visa page and dispatched them through Whats App. After this they requested the applicants to send more money, and many of them sent it. After this they disappeared so much so that the applicants were unable to contact them.

Catching the culprits

Three applicants made a complaint to the Nepal authorities, subsequent to which the Nepal embassy was in contact with the Delhi police Crime Branch. The three accused are Keshab Singh Bisht, Sushil Joshi, and Deepak. The victims lost as much as Rs14 lakhs. Delhi police investigated the matter on September 5, and arrested Jitender. Following an intensive interrogation, members of the gang were brought under arrest and 30 passports were seized from their possession. There are no details regarding recovery of money.

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