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The brutal scam that tried to settle hundreds of Mexicans

Mexico City International Airport (Photo: Quartosgro)

This was announced on Tuesday, September 21st, at least 250 Mexicans were scammed into claiming employment in Canada. According to the information provided, the idea was to travel to that country and get a job.

Early in the morning, the victims arrived on a flight to Mexico City International Airport (AICM) in North America; However, The person who arranged the trip did not come.

The victims admitted it They paid Sergio Portillo Brians 5,000 pesosHe assured them that the whole procedure was legal. In addition, they insisted that the subject had asked them for this amount in order to carry out various procedures such as Govt proof and work visa.

Mexico City International Airport (Photo: Quartosgro)

Based on the story, people were summoned to AICM at 01:00 (Central Mexico time) Go to a hotel, For isolation for three days, allegedly located at Terminal 1.

The day before the flight, they will undergo a PCR test to verify that none of them are carriers of SARS-CoV-2. In case of negative results, They will leave for Ottawa Airport on Saturday.

However, when they arrived at the terminal they noticed something strange because the Portillo Bryans had never appeared. In desperation they went to the hotel where they were supposed to stay and then found that they had no reservations They fell victim to fraud.

Fraud at a wrong job in Mexican Canada (Photo by Mario Jaso / CUARTOSCURO.COM)
Fraud at a wrong job in Mexican Canada (Photo by Mario Jaso / CUARTOSCURO.COM)

They immediately went to the authorities…

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‘No clear end to HS2 cost and delays’ say MPs

MPs are concerned that delays at Euston Station could lead to more costs

There is “no clear end in sight” to HS2 costs and delays, MPs on the Public Accounts Committee have said.

The committee is “increasingly alarmed” about key parts of the project, including a lack of progress at Euston Station.

Without a government decision on the station, the project “will literally run out of time”, the committee fears.

The Department for Transport (DfT) said it was making significant progress delivering HS2.

Euston Station is an important part of the first phase of the rail project, both as a London terminus and as a link to other infrastructure such as the London Underground.

But the DfT “is yet to make key decisions on the design and approach to construction there” despite having the necessary planning consents.

This could “lead to yet more costs, delays and uncertainty over the promised benefits of the programme”, the committee said.

Dame Meg Hillier, chair of the Public Accounts Committee, said: “HS2 is already one of the single most expensive taxpayer-funded programmes in the UK but there’s actually no clear end in sight in terms of the final cost, or even the final route.

“The project was plagued by a lack of planning and transparency from the start and there are many difficulties ahead.

“This project cannot simply keep sinking more taxpayer funds without greater clarity on the later phases. The development of Euston is a real challenge that must be resolved swiftly now.”

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HC discharges ex-Gadkari aide from irri scam case | Nagpur News

Nagpur: The Nagpur bench of Bombay high court discharged Sanjay Kholapurkar, a former officer on special duty (OSD) with Union minister Nitin Gadkari, from offences related to the multi-crore irrigation scam.
He had resigned from the OSD’s post after his name surfaced in the scam, particularly for alleged irregularities into Gosikhurd right canal (Ghodazari branch canal) construction. Prior to joining Gadkari, he was working as a superintending engineer (SE) at the Gosikhurd project.
The petitioner was named as an accused in a scam-related case under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, after an FIR was lodged at Sadar police station by Maharashtra anti-corruption bureau (ACB). He filed an application with the special court hearing scam cases for discharge, but it was rejected.
Kholapurkar challenged it in HC through counsel Shyam Dewani, contending that though he faced departmental inquiry and was held guilty of commission of offence of administrative and procedural lapses, the enquiry report exonerated him of criminal culpability.
Kholapurkar’s application was strongly opposed by public prosecutor Kalyani Deshpande, who argued that as an SE, he was obligated to follow every rule and procedure, but failed to discharge it. She pointed out that the updation of work value at the Gosikhurd project was unwarranted and beyond his administrative power.
She contended that even the Vidarbha Irrigation Development Corporation (VIDC) committee was empowered to update the…

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Sachin Waze took Rs 30 lakh from BARC in TRP scam: ED | India News

MUMBAI: Enforcement Directorate (ED) investigations into money laundering in the Television Rating Points (TRP) manipulation scam has thrown up a Sachin Waze link. Officials found the now-suspended assistant inspector, through an inspector of the Mumbai crime branch, had extorted Rs 30 lakh from Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) for not harassing its executives.
BARC officials have given statements on the bribe payment to Waze, said a source. BARC had reportedly shown in its books that it had awarded some construction-related work on its premises and then transferred the money to the account of a dummy company.

BARC, through Hansa Group, installs barometers in select households to gauge viewing patterns and decide ratings. This agreement will be terminated on July 30.
After BARC made the payment to the account of a dummy company, it was layered through four more shell companies. It was then transferred to a hawala operator’s bank account, showing fictitious transactions. The sum was returned in cash to BARC, which was then handed over to Waze’s associate, an inspector.
The ED recorded the statement of a BARC employee and senior company executives, who reportedly confirmed it. But the ED is yet to question the crime branch inspector and Waze.

BARC had contracted Hansa for installing barometers at selected households and its monitoring. Hansa filed a police case last year, accusing its employee of manipulating TRP by paying money to households. Mumbai police…

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Unlicensed contractor tried to scam two Ransom County businesses out of thousands

RANSOM COUNTY, N.D. (Valley News Live) – A Grand Forks County man is facing charges for doing poor, unlicensed contract work at two different Ransom County businesses and demanding thousands in return.

Brandon Raymond Ferguson is charged with two felony counts of construction fraud, as well as one misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct.

Court documents say Ferguson stopped in to Sandstone Shar-Pei, a Gwinner dog breeder, in early June and asked the business about filling in pot holes in the parking lot. The business told Ferguson they could only afford $1,000, which Ferguson said would be no problem.

Ferguson then billed the breeding business $14,750, court documents allege.

Court documents in a separate case state staff at the Beverly Anne, an assisted living facility in Lisbon, contacted Ferguson in June after they saw Ferguson doing work at the dog breeder’s business. Ferguson told the facility it would be between $35,000 and $40,000 to pave the parking lot. Staff told Ferguson it was too much and left.

Ferguson contacted the Beverly Anne one day later and stated he had a partial load leftover from another job and wanted to know if the facility wanted their parking lot done for a lower price. Documents say Ferguson told the staff it would cost around $4,200.

Ferguson later asked the facility for $15,000 for the work, documents state. Ferguson threatened a manager at the assisted living facility who told Ferguson he would only pay him $4,200. Documents say Ferguson…

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Maharashtra Minister Anil Parab files Rs 100 crore defamation suit against Kirit Somaiya

Maharashtra Transport Minister Anil Parab has filed a Rs 100 Crore defamation suit against BJP leader Kirit Somaiya in the Bombay High Court.

Anil Parab had earlier sent a notice to Somaiya asking him to take back the allegations. (PTI)

Maharashtra Transport Minister Anil Parab has filed a Rs 100 Crore defamation suit against BJP leader Kirit Somaiya in the Bombay High Court. Somaiya had allegedly published defamatory tweets against Anil Parab in connection to some construction work carried out in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra.

Parab had earlier sent a notice to Somaiya asking him to take back the allegations he had levelled against Parab and apologise. After not receiving any reply from the BJP leader, Parab went ahead and filed a defamation suit.

Anil Parab has claimed in his suit that in June, Somaiya published a “defamatory” allegation against Parab on his Twitter handle. The tweet, according to the suit, alleged that Parab was allegedly involved in a scam that involved carrying out illegal construction.

ANIL PARAB DENIES INVOLVEMENT IN SCAM

Parab, on the other hand, stated that he had no connection with the construction work in Ratnagiri as alleged by Somaiya. The suit also contended that no statutory agency or authority had issued any notice to him in relation to any scam “much less some construction carried out in Ratnagiri”.

Parab alleged, in the suit filed by Advocate Sushma Singh, that the successive tweets by Somaiya were covered by the mainstream print and…

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DMV warns of text message scam

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles is warning customers of a text message scam.

The DMV says they’ve heard from multiple people that a text message was sent to them that says, “DMV Sent You A New Notice. Read Now.” and includes a link for you to click.

This message is not from the WV DMV and should be ignored and deleted, according to the DMV.

Text messages are only sent after a customer initiates an appointment and only to serve as a reminder.

The DMV Commissioner, Everett Frazier, says “we never send out unsolicited requests for information. We do send a text message reminder when you make an appointment through our appointment system and choose to receive that reminder. But we would never send you a message asking for your personal information.”

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MVA govt likely to expose scams of ‘previous’ ministers of Fadnavis government

While BJP leaders have leveled allegations against every minister in the Mahavikas Aghadi government, it is likely that the alleged scams in the Devendra Fadnavis government will now be exposed as part of a strategy to give a firm answer.

Rural Development Minister Hasan Mushrif, who is currently on Kirit Somaiya’s radar, made the remarks while talking to reporters in Mumbai on Monday. When Chandrakant Patil was the construction minister, there was a big scam of hybrid NUT. There were other scams as well. Now we also have to get their scams out. I have told this to the leaders of the Mahavikas Aghadi government. Will not sit still. Such allegations will continue against all of us. In such a case, we will have to take out the previous cases in a democratic way, these statements were made by Hassan Mushrif.

When Devendra Fadnavis was the Chief Minister, the Mahavikas Aghadi government had ordered the Bribery Prevention Department in July 2021 to investigate the alleged scams in the Jalayukta Shivar Yojana, his dream project. Sudhir Mungantiwar was the Forest Minister during the Fadnavis government and had undertaken an ambitious plan to plant 33 crore trees. However, a committee of legislators is currently investigating allegations of corruption. Minister of State Datta Bharne is the head of the committee. The Mahavikas Aghadi can speed up the ongoing inquiries and take action on some of the old cases.

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Oregon Releases Natural Disaster Resource Guide for Oregonians | Local News

September is National Disaster Preparedness Month, and the Oregon Department of Justice, the Department of Consumer and Business Services, and the Construction Contractors Board have prepared a new resource guide for Oregonians. The easy-to read, ten-page booklet is available in English and Spanish and covers topics like working with your insurance company, hiring a contractor to help you rebuild, spotting and avoiding a disaster-related scam, and how to get help if you have been victimized.  

The new booklet is designed to be shared electronically and in a printed format to community partners and local governments working with a community after a disaster. 

“Throughout the pandemic and the rash of heat waves, ice storms, wildfire smoke and more, dishonest individuals are always lurking. Some are outright scammers, but many are just unscrupulous businesses looking for a quick buck. They could be unlicensed contractors looking for jobs, or price gouging vendors of bottled water or cleaning products. Any way you look at it, it can feel overwhelming to navigate when your home and community have been damaged,” said Attorney General Rosenblum. “We wanted to make a guide that can be delivered to people in real time, and that includes information to stay safe from a disaster-related scam or fraud.”

Last year, in the aftermath of…

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