Fraud by Visa Consultancy Firm

I approached ******** in Feb'16 to consult for Singapore PR visa, but they recommended Canada PR visa & same day they succeeded to convince me to sign the retainer agreement and pay 50% professional fees of Rs. 83,562/- through net banking. To start the initial process I need to provide Educational evaluation certificate (WES) & IELTS points for language proficiency, I got the WES certificate but was finding it very difficult being a family man & working professional take IELTS test & could not get desired band (took test twice putting 100% effort & time). I was disappointed with the result & lost interest in chasing my dream of moving to a foreign country. I requested ********** to cancel my application & refund the fees deducting applicable cancellation charges. But he denied saying no refund will be made as per the agreement. I have signed the agreement in a white paper (where on the first page there is  the logo) & Consultant authorized sign & seal not there. Again, on detail research I came to know that I do not have the required points for eligibility to get invitation from Canada Govt. but still consultant is accepted to process my VISA application. Pls advice

Asked on September 22, 2016 in fraud.
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You can file a case against Visa Company for cheating against the cheating visa company under Section 417 IPC. Components of Section 417 are-

When a person intentionally deceives another;

When that deception leads to any exchange of money or property that would not have otherwise taken place



You are also advised to approach the Canadian consulate and file a complaint with them as well.  You can reach them at .


You can also approach the Ministry of External Affairs and and file a complaint with them at-



Answered on September 26, 2016.
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