Thai visa agent employee scams foreigners


Update: Thai Visa Centre announced on 13th March 2021 that Mr. Asim Muhammad Mehran is now in jail. As for the family who he stole from, the agency is covering the fees and is processing their documents to facilitate their move to Thailand.

Drama can stir up a workplace – surprisingly, former employees are able to leave more damage than those present. 

Thai Visa Centre (TVC) has out out a warning on their Facebook page on 10th March 2021, regarding former Thai Visa Center employee, Mr. Asim Muhammad Mehran for stealing money from their other staff and one of the owners, Mrs. Grace Scira. 


Coworkers donate to his father’s “surgery” 


Asim was given financial support from Grace Scira and his colleagues – he gained their sympathy through his father’s supposed heart operation, as posted by The Thaiger

Later, the centre found out he had been stealing money from them whilst also receiving financial support for his father’s operation for a period of over five months. 

Visa Agent In Thailand Allegedly Extorts $4K From Family Planning

Facebook post by Thai Visa Centre
Image credit: Thai Visa Centre – visa agent

Instead of reaching out to the business’s contact details, their customers were asked to speak to Mr. Mehran personally. Through direct communication, Mr. Mehran was able to commit cross-border fraud – without anyone knowing – by charging a family ฿130,000 (~USD4,247.81) for a service they never received. 

Now, the police have been notified by the centre and warn to contact them directly through their official contact details. 

Netizens are cheering TVC up for his doings and appreciate the warning.

Visa Agent In Thailand Allegedly Extorts $4K From Family Planning

Screenshot: Thai Visa Centre – visa agent

Visa Agent In Thailand Allegedly Extorts $4K From Family Planning
Screenshot: Thai Visa Centre – visa agent


Be careful of scammers


No matter the situation or who it is, it’s important to be careful of scams and be picky with whom you choose to help – especially amidst the pandemic, scammers are stepping up their game with emotional blackmailing. 

Funny news after this serious matter: 


Cover Images from: Thai Visa Centre – visa agent

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