VISA SCAMS

Bigturn
2 min readMar 22, 2022

Consequences of this dynamic are glaring, as SBS News Australia reported that fraudulent migration advice has played a significant role in the thousands of visa scams and their underreporting in Australia.

Known visa scams:

✔️ the advertisement lists only a first name and number
✔️ the employer or agent demands that candidates pay them a large upfront amount of cash for any type of visa
✔️ candidates are told to get an ETA or Visitor visa for work
✔️ candidates are told to set up a company and to apply for an Australian Business Number (ABN) in order to work
✔️ the agent organises fake documents and photographs
✔️ the agent will only provide you with a handwritten contract or handwritten agreement
✔️ candidates are promised permanent residence in Australia
✔️ the employer or agent uses the Australian coat of arms on their website to deceive people into thinking that what they are offering is approved by the Australian Government
✔️ candidates are told they will be paid in cash only
✔️ candidates are told they won’t be required to get an Australian Government Tax File Number (TFN)
✔️ the employer or agent in Australia does not have an ABN
✔️ candidates are offered a rate of pay below the TSMIT (Temporary Skilled Migration Income Threshold) wage, which all foreign workers are entitled to
✔️ the scammer claims to have a special relationship with the Department of Home Affairs (Home Affairs).

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