Travelling overseas, though exciting and full of possibilities, also comes with its own share of issues.
With many people travelling abroad for different reasons – study overseas, migrate overseas, work overseas, invest overseas, and work overseas – there has been an increasing demand for visas globally.
With the need for visas growing at an unprecedented rate, there has also been an increase in visa scams likewise.
Recently, there have been many instances where the scamster impersonated employees or associates of some well-known companies or government organizations.
Winning the trust of the unsuspecting visa applicants, such fraudsters and scammers ask for payments for all kinds of services, rendered or not.
Here, let us see the subtle difference, often overooked, between a scam and a fraud.
By a ‘scam’ is meant a dishonest scheme usually involving money or a business transaction. A fraud, on the other hand, is where a deception is implied. Involving a breach of trust, a fraud is more serious than a scam.
Things to keep in mind
Always be cautious when dealing with visa agents and consultants. Only trust registered and well-experienced consultants that have a good market reputation.
Keep in mind that many too-good-to-be-true schemes are often just that. Not true, that is.
Y-Axis offers a wide range of visa and immigration services and products to the aspiring overseas immigrants including Y-Jobs and Y-Path.
If you are looking to Study, Work, Visit, Invest or Migrate to Australia, talk to Y-Axis, the World’s No. 1 Immigration & Visa Company.
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