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Canadians Victimizes a Businessman in Gujarat

Hardik Dodiya, a Vadodara, Gujarat-based businessman alleged six peoples (three Canadians and three NRIs) for deceiving him of his money, as per Times of India (TOI) on April 25, 2012.

According to Detection of Crime Branch police inspector, Shankar Chaudhary used to surf regularly the websites of Canada to collect immigration information. Now, the accused forwarded him with a helping hand and asked him to deposit money in various accounts for fast processing of his visa and other documents, as per the TOI on April 25, 2012.

To gain confidence over the victim, the crooks even sent him fake copy of his visa. Once the money was deposited the attitude of the alleged started to show significant change. This raised the suspicion of the victimized and he contacted the consulate at Canada, who claimed no such visa being issued by his name.

However, the Police Department is all set to investigate the matter and trace the IP address of the computer used in duping Dodiya. Unluckily, the victimized got involved in a fake job scam e-mail, commented the officials.

Adding to this claim, the officials also hinted that these kinds of fake job offers are gaining fast momentum, for which they also recommended that any such type of e-mails offering jobs should always be treated with doubt.

Further advising people, the officials said that any kind of disclosure of personal information through the net must be restricted. Scammers may also use job offer e-mails to dupe victims into providing all sensitive and personal information. Over a period of time, the scammers might even gather enough information to steal the identity of the victim. Last but not the least; they might dupe the victims into paying large amount of fake money for transferring their funds.

Job seekers are warranted by the officials that no legal employer takes money for a job. Further, one should become extra alert right when the being asked for money and take steps ahead for avoiding the same. Moreover, to avoid any such circumstances, a job seeker should search thoroughly in the internet and collect information from the Internet.

Related article: Canadian Retailer Faces Security Breach of Customer Credit Numbers

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