Fake documents racket busted, 4 held

Vadodara: With the arrest of four persons on Friday police claimed to have busted a fake documents racket here.

One Tusharkumar Chimanbhai Modi has been identified as the mastermind behind the racket. He ran a visa consultancy firm 'The World Employment' from an office located in the city, city police commissioner Satish Sharma said while talking to reporters here today.

The accused has been in the business of providing bogus visa and passports, marksheets, marriage certificates, voters' identity cards, electricity bills, among others, since 2010, he said.

"The mastermind behind this scam- Modi has confessed sending 33 persons to Australia, Canada, Malaysia and other countries on the basis of fake documents," Sharma said.

Police have recovered 8 driving licenses, scanned visas, 11 passports, 19 marksheets, 2 voter identity cards, 5 degree certificates and school-leaving certificates, marriage certificate, electricity bills, a computer, 2 cpu, 1 scanner, 1 printer, 2 mobile phones from the accused. Further investigations are on.