Crime Branch books fraudsters involved in cheating parents and students

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Jammu, June 13, CNS:Crime Branch Jammu has booked fraudsters involved in alluring and cheating innocent youth on the pretext of sending them to professional colleges, abroad.

     Reports said that Crime Branch, Jammu booked the proprietors and management of Pyramid-e-Services, Bahu Plaza, Jammu who were indulged in alluring the innocent candidates and their parents on the pretext of sending them abroad to various professional colleges, though neither the company was found registered for carrying out its business at Jammu nor it had the mandate to send candidates to various professional colleges, abroad.

      Acting on a report received from some reliable source to the effect that a company under the name and style Pyramid-e-Services, after opening his office at Hall No. 109/A-1, Ist Floor North Block, Bahu Plaza, Jammu, is indulging in alluring innocent candidates and their parents through its Proprietor and agents by impersonating themselves as authorised agents of various professional colleges of foreign countries and are taking money in lakhs from them on the pretext of sending the candidates to various professional colleges, abroad, though neither the company is registered for doing business at Jammu nor it has the mandate to send candidates to various professional colleges abroad, Crime Branch, Jammu conducted an enquiry during the course of which it was found that the company Pyramid-e-Services, which was owned by S. Bahvnoor Singh Bedi S/o S. Jatinder Singh Bedi R/o H. No 331 New Jawahar Nagar Jallandhar-I (Director) and Jatinder Singh S/o Sharm Singh R/o H. No 331 New Jawahar Nagar Jallandhar-I (Director,) had opened its office at Hall No. 109/A-1, Ist Floor North Block, Bahu Plaza, Jammu which was functioning through its management comprising Mr. Rahul Dev, Regional Manager, Mr. Arundeep Singh, CRO, Mr.VinodKundal, Branch Manager, who while acting as agents of various professional colleges of foreign countries, under the strength of registration Certificate issued by the Govt. of India, Ministry of External Affairs under No. B-0800/PUN/COM/1000+/5/9061/2014 and the authorization of six foreign colleges, were collecting fees amounting to lakhs of rupees from different candidates on the pretext of providing admissions to them in these colleges, abroad.

     It was also found that the hefty fee structure was prepared by them at their own level and that the company had not obtained any authorization from the competent authority for running the business at Jammu. It was also revealed that the license was issued to the accused by the Ministry of External Affairs under the Emigration Act, 1983 only for the purpose of carrying out the business of recruitment for deployment of Indian Workers with foreign employers within the jurisdiction of Jallandhar area whereas, the company in violation of the norms had intentionally opened its office at Jammu for an altogether different nature of business for which there was no such provision and in the process had allured and contacted about nine candidates, through print and electronic media, from whom they have obtained an amount of Rs. 27,000/- each as application/registration fees, by resorting to fraudulent means, merely in order to cheat and cause wrongful gains to themselves and wrongful loss to the desiring candidates. (CNS)

 

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