Australians and Canadians tricked by visa brokers in Bali, Rp 8.4m lost

DENPASAR– Unfortunately lived by three strangers. Namely an Australian named Dalie El Beaini, 35 years old, two Canadians named Bonniel Patrick, 27 years old, and Perelta Juan Carlos, 28 years old. All three were victims of fraud by visa processing agents or brokers.

According to information compiled by Radar Bali, the three were deceived by a visa officer known as Komang Puspa Dana, 30, from Jinengdalem, Buleleng. The man named Mang Dana is a friend of the three strangers. Mang Dana said he was also a visa extension agent.

Due to mutual trust, before the validity period of the visa expired a long time ago, the three agreed to apply for a visa through Mang Dana. Finally, a transaction of IDR 8.4 million was completed, taking place at this third hostel for foreigners on Jalan Bidadari IX/89, Seminyak Kuta Badung, on Monday, April 25, 2022 at around 10:00 a.m. (Continued on next page)

DENPASAR– Unfortunately lived by three strangers. Namely an Australian named Dalie El Beaini, 35 years old, two Canadians named Bonniel Patrick, 27 years old, and Perelta Juan Carlos, 28 years old. All three were victims of fraud by visa processing agents or brokers.

According to information compiled by Radar Bali, the three were deceived by a visa officer known as Komang Puspa Dana, 30, from Jinengdalem, Buleleng. The man named Mang Dana is a friend of the three strangers. Mang Dana said he was also a visa extension agent.

Due to mutual trust, before the validity period of the visa expired a long time ago, the three agreed to apply for a visa through Mang Dana. Finally, a transaction of IDR 8.4 million was completed, taking place at this third hostel for foreigners on Jalan Bidadari IX/89, Seminyak Kuta Badung, on Monday, April 25, 2022 at around 10:00 a.m. (Continued on next page)

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