HYDERABAD: The task force police busted a fake consultancy agency and arrested its owner. Police seized 126 Indian Passports, application forms, advertisement papers and clippings from the accused.
The arrested, Mohd Anwaruddin, 32, is the owner of MG Tours and Travels is a resident of Tolichowki. The accused duped unemployed youth by posing as a licensed agent to carry on the business of recruitment for deployment of Indian workers with foreign employers and collected about `15,000 to `25,000 from each aspirant. He used to give big advertisements like job opportunities in foreign countries for car drivers, supervisors, masons, labourers, carpenters, foremen, draftsmen civil for huge salaries starting from `50,000 to ` 1 lakh.
“He used to conduct interviews of the candidates and collected passports and money from the aspirants as advance. He then used to send some of the resumes to the other consultant agencies such as RV Consultancies, Goa; RK Consultancies, Mumbai; Amoza Consultancy, Chennai; Royal Consultancies, Mumbai; Sound Line Consultancies, Mumbai and Hyderabad, Sunrise Consultancies, Delhi and Kuwait Public Transport Company, Kuwait to create an impression to aspirants that they are processing their applications,” police said.
After a lapse of three or four months, the victims realised that were being duped and approached the police.