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Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by DPlanB1(m): 1:13pm On May 04
Hi guys , please am in kind need of take on my current situation.

I applied for a canadian work visa through an agent with a down payment of 1miliom after which I did my biometrics capturing at VFS lagos .on

The problem now is that two months is almost gone and no feedback from the embassy and am seriously starting to feel the heat , I don't know if I should get my money back and start up a wine bar or wait for an update from the agent.

Anybody with an experience with situations like this with an agent should pls help me, am begining to lose my mind with my current state of joblessness and doubts of the legitimacy of the agent securing my visa.

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by Lagbaja88: 1:16pm On May 04
Truth is most agents cannot do Canada visa for you. It doesn’t work that way. You have been scammed.

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by DPlanB1(m): 1:29pm On May 04
what about the biometrics I did in lagos is it fake too?? I gave out all necessary document before getting an appointment for the capturing

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by advanceDNA: 1:29pm On May 04
DPlanB1:
Hi guys , please am in kind need of take on my current situation
I applied for a canadian work visa through an agent with a down payment of 1miliom after which I did my biometrics capturing at VFS lagos .on
the problem now is that two months is almost gone and no feedback from the embassy and am seriously starting to feel the heat , I don't know if I should get my money back and start up a wine bar or wait for an update from the agent..
anybody with an experience with situations like this with an agent should pls help me, am begining to lose my mind with my current state of joblessness and doubts of the legitimacy of the agent securing my visa

U are a nairalander but u ddnt visit travel section before you carry money give agent..welldone.

Just pretend like u trust him... tell him anything he needs, he should tell u because u want to jaapaa this year...his greed will make him ask for more..tell him u have another cousin that is interested...but will like to see him one on one.. if he make mistake show up...u know what to do....

The other thing you can do is report to his bank that he defrauded you. Some banks are helping now by contacting other banks to help if the money is still present in the scammer account...

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by advanceDNA: 1:30pm On May 04
DPlanB1:
what about the biometrics I did in lagos is it fake too?? I gave out all necessary document before getting an appointment for the capturing

Where did u do biometrics??
Boys don dey upgrade scam..

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by DPlanB1(m): 1:30pm On May 04
pyyxxaro:
You don enter one chance molue when nor get brake



Contact the CEO of LizardBBQGRILL, he wud employ you asap


At least you fit help am de dissect lizard and rat when e won barbecue for e darling daddy cool

why body dey sweet you for this matter now ?? na advise and proper information I need not this man

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by DPlanB1(m): 1:38pm On May 04
advanceDNA:


Where did u do biometrics??
Boys don dey upgrade scam..
that was in visa application (VFS.GLOBAL) centre lekki lagos
bellow is the print out given to me after the biometrics was done
NOTE I was sent an appointment letter for the biometrics with my application number appearing on their manifest before I was allowed in ....

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by justwise(m): 1:40pm On May 04
DPlanB1:
Hi guys , please am in kind need of take on my current situation
I applied for a canadian work visa through an agent with a down payment of 1miliom after which I did my biometrics capturing at VFS lagos .on
the problem now is that two months is almost gone and no feedback from the embassy and am seriously starting to feel the heat , I don't know if I should get my money back and start up a wine bar or wait for an update from the agent..
anybody with an experience with situations like this with an agent should pls help me, am begining to lose my mind with my current state of joblessness and doubts of the legitimacy of the agent securing my visa

What is the name of the company that offered you employment ?

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by DPlanB1(m): 1:41pm On May 04
advanceDNA:


U are a nairalander but u ddnt visit travel section before you carry money give agent..welldone.

Just pretend like u trust him... tell him anything he needs, he should tell u because u want to jaapaa this year...his greed will make him ask for more..tell him u have another cousin that is interested...but will like to see him one on one.. if he make mistake show up...u know what to do....

The other thing you can do is report to his bank that he defrauded you. Some banks are helping now by contacting other banks to help of the money is still present in the scammer account...
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I did my best on research before finally settling for the very agent , plus I know the office and even the family
also took record of all our discussions and agreement we had

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by Lagbaja88: 1:43pm On May 04
DPlanB1:

that was in visa application (VFS.GLOBAL) centre lekki lagos
bellow is the print out given to me after the biometrics was done
NOTE I was sent an appointment letter for the biometrics with my application number appearing on their manifest before I was allowed in ....
vfs does not process visa its only am agent of Canadian embassy . These agents apply for work permit using fake job offer or no job offer, you do biometrics ( it settles your mind) and later when the file is open for processing you will get rejected and lose your 1m you paid the agents. Ask yourself have you seen some who did Dubai visa by agent== yes many.
Have you seen any one who went to canada on work permit from nigeria === No

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by DPlanB1(m): 1:43pm On May 04
justwise:


What is the name of the company that offered you employment ?
all the documentation was done by the agent I only sent my passport , bank statements , police character report etc

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by justwise(m): 1:45pm On May 04
DPlanB1:

all the documentation was done by the agent I only sent my passport , bank statements , police character report etc

You got scammed sorry

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by DPlanB1(m): 1:46pm On May 04
Lagbaja88:
vfs does not process visa its only am agent of Canadian embassy . These agents apply for work permit using fake job offer or no job offer, you do biometrics ( it settles your mind) and later when the file is open for processing you will get rejected and lose your 1m you paid the agents. Ask yourself have you seen some who did Dubai visa by agent== yes many.
Have you seen any one who went to canada on work permit from nigeria === No
made lots of sense there I appreciate you
I wont waste any more time finding a means to recover my money
if u have an idea on how that can be done I will be glad
Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by Henix(m): 2:01pm On May 04
DPlanB1:

all the documentation was done by the agent I only sent my passport , bank statements , police character report etc

Agents don use u cash out. If u have a bank payment proof of that 1 million naira, start asking for a refund immediately. If otherwise, count ur loss and move on

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by DPlanB1(m): 2:16pm On May 04
Henix:


Agents don use u cash out. If u have a bank payment proof of that 1 million naira, start asking for a refund immediately. If otherwise, count ur loss and move on
Yes I do have the proof and a record of all our transactions
It won’t be that easy cos I made known the consequences of any shady act on the agreement we had

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by Henix(m): 2:34pm On May 04
DPlanB1:

Yes I do have the proof and a record of all our transactions
It won’t be that easy cos I made known the consequences of any shady act on the agreement we had

U wouldn't have gone ahead with such arrangement with him, had it been u solicited for advice here before making that payment, just like u are doing now

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by horlahsunbo225(m): 8:05pm On May 04
DPlanB1:

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I did my best on research before finally settling for the very agent , plus I know the office and even the family
also took record of all our discussions and agreement we had
If you like make the agents be one of your parents he don scam you forget..there is nothing like work visa for Nigerian...sowp, PR, visit, study are the only type of common visa.


ednut1 come and advise your brothero

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by ednut1(m): 9:38pm On May 04
horlahsunbo225:

If you like make the agents be one of your parents he don scam you forget..there is nothing like work visa for Nigerian...sowp, PR, visit, study are the only type of common visa.


ednut1 come and advise your brothero
people no dey hear word.

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by Oracleforce: 10:00pm On May 04
your shadow don dey warn you say the agent nah scam but because of all these never-do-well agents talks , you still falls fall for his scam...
nah wah! he guy don hammer, 1 million for this buhari time will go a long way to quench the man's suffering.

my brother, ensure you start the proccess of recovering your money ASAP .. if you use for tourism in Dubai or for ashewo , you go enjoy yourself instead of throwing it into bush without enjoying yourself...

if the guy refuse to refund back your money, involve the nearsest police station or SFU or Alagbon ASAP.... people are just wicked...

God go punish all of them.

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by tripoli007(m): 10:33pm On May 04
DPlanB1:

that was in visa application (VFS.GLOBAL) centre lekki lagos
bellow is the print out given to me after the biometrics was done
NOTE I was sent an appointment letter for the biometrics with my application number appearing on their manifest before I was allowed in ....

If you have this sleep just calm down , the worse that will happen , they will deny you visa and u can re apply but you shouldn't have made that 1million naira down payment tbh , VFS just helps with biometric , canadian embassy is in kenya .. It might take up to 3months ,before u get a reply from them but be strong minded ,u will get a reply

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by DPlanB1(m): 10:57pm On May 04
tripoli007:


If you have this sleep just calm down , the worse that will happen , they will deny you visa and u can re apply but you shouldn't have made that 1million naira down payment tbh , VFS just helps with biometric , canadian embassy is in kenya .. It might take up to 3months ,before u get a reply from them but be strong minded ,u will get a reply
your words re really encouraging , yes I goofed by paying such amount as down payment
to even think I also connected a friend of mine to that same agent is killing me

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by TheCongo2: 11:09pm On May 04
OP, you have been on Nairaland since 2015 and you still went on to get an agent !!! Are you serious

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by DPlanB1(m): 11:22pm On May 04
TheCongo2:
OP, you have been on Nairaland since 2015 and you still went on to get an agent !!! Are you serious
re you saying someone can't get a visa via agent

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by oluayebenz: 12:32am On May 05
Oracleforce:
your shadow don dey warn you say the agent nah scam but because of all these never-do-well agents talks , you still falls fall for his scam...
nah wah! he guy don hammer, 1 million for this buhari time will go a long way to quench the man's suffering.

my brother, ensure you start the proccess of recovering your money ASAP .. if you use for tourism in Dubai or for ashewo , you go enjoy yourself instead of throwing it into bush without enjoying yourself...

if the guy refuse to refund back your money, involve the nearsest police station or SFU or Alagbon ASAP.... people are just wicked...

God go punish all of them.

Refund what?
After biometric?

Police cannot help him in this case...
The visa application has been proceeded, he should just count his loss .....

But Canada work visa from Nigeria Hahaha Almost impossible

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by ednut1(m): 1:02am On May 05
DPlanB1:

re you saying someone can't get a visa via agent
to some countries it cant work

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by TheCongo2: 2:38am On May 05
DPlanB1:

re you saying someone can't get a visa via agent

Yes you can. But why throwing money at agent with the probability of getting scamed + a ban while all visas process are designed as DIY (Do It Yourself).

You don't know if the agent had use fake documents that will contradict information on your future application. This may be ground for a ban

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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by Drsnives(m): 9:26pm On May 05
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Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by oluwasegun007(m): 9:26pm On May 05
Let me finish watching my blues slide into champions league final first,

I'm coming back to your topic.
Re: Is My Visa Agent A Scam? by boolet: 9:26pm On May 05
Honestly, I can boldly say that agents are a group of people who get free money from people who are too lazy to do their research. I could understand if you were a politician or some 'so-called big man'; hiring a visa agent would be equal to hiring a maid, driver etc, to do what you could do yourself.

In 2021, the internet should be an invaluable resource, especially for the younger generation. Visa agents are no longer necessary, don't be gullible.

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