INTCAS“intcas”, zakaria saqib mahmood’s student visa fraud machine exposed

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Hundreds of foreign students who attended approved colleges by INTCAS could be forced to leave the UK

What is INTCAS?

Zakaria Mahmood is becoming a known name in the UK bogus college field. A London based ex-convict who was convicted for child molesting in London and also under suspicion of recruiting for ISIS in Bangladesh; has opened a new company called INTCAS in the last few years.

This company on paper is “a platform connecting students from across the world to work collaboratively with the global education industry”. However, we have found that this is not exactly true. And it is far from any reality.

An undercover probe found widespread cheating and fraud within INTCAS student visa system which allows about 4, 000 foreigners to come into the country annually, prompting the government to suspend the crucial English language tests and forging visa documents.

A couple of INTCAS staff was found helping overseas students pass English language exams, obtain false documents and doctor their academic records by our investigation.

In one case, an undercover reporter paid £1, 500 cash to INTCAS office in London for a guaranteed pass; in an official English test, staged as part of a requirement to prove applicants have the necessary language skills to gain a visa to study at a UK university.

A Home Office statement said: We have taken action and suspended a couple of colleges already working with INTCAS. It is good to remind our readers that Zakaria Mahmood

previously had run another bogus college in Forest Gate, London called “Sinclair Adamson Business School”. This college was raided and shut down by UK Border Agency authorities in 2012. At this college, 397 Pakistani students with no right to work in Britain were caught earning more than £20, 000 a year - potentially depriving Britons of a job. At the same college, 62 bogus students wrongly pocketed benefits including housing.

Whistle blowers said INTCAS and Zakaria Saqib Mahmood personally source fake exam sitters in order to answer questions or invigilators read out the answers for the candidates. The fake sitters; submitted their answers to a secure terminal, while the real candidates were called to be photographed as "proof" of taking the test. INTCAS normally charges £2, 000 cash in hand for an English test. Forging other academic documents could range from £3, 000 to £6, 000. In some cases, INTCAS and Zakaria have found forging bachelor degrees for applicants in order to get them postgraduate admissions.

INTCAS and Working with Bogus Colleges

INTCAS has a limited list of bogus colleges which they work with. They only are able get admission from these low quality / low grade colleges. For example, there is no way that any decent university or higher education institution in the UK work with an organised visa scam scheme like INTCAS.

Zakarakia Mahmood, by his scam vehicle INTCAS, gets a CAS number from those bogus colleges. The unique CAS number allows the students to obtain a “Tier-4 student visa” and enter to the UK “legally”. However, more than 80% of these students never show up in any of the colleges.

As part of an unwritten deal between INTCAS and the students they will never attend the school. They directly go into the shadows working illegally, joining drugs and grooming gangs or becoming asylum seekers in the UK. INTCAS charges something £10, 000 to £15, 000 for this service.

Zakaria Mahmood has its own INTCAS agents in countries like Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal.

They recruit asylum seekers from those countries and charge them that amount of money for obtaining CAS number and student visa for them.

A whistle blower mentioned that Zakaria and INTCAS have pocketed around £500K only in summer 2015 refugee crisis. They have imported hundreds of asylum seekers under the brand of students in June to September 2015 period.

The truth is that INTCAS works as an agent between bogus colleges and bogus foreign students who eventually become illegals or asylum seekers. These so-called students intentions to enter the UK could be anything but attending the college. Our report shows most of these students

end up working illegally, claiming benefits, committing petty crimes and other social nuisances.

In one case, one of INTCAS colleges (called London Spectrum College) had no teachers.

INTCAS, an Example of a Bigger Problem

INTCAS is only one of the several institutions committing crimes and forging documents. The ongoing “significant abuse” of Britain’s border controls by bogus students was revealed in government papers recently.

Foreign students are illegally working for five-figure salaries and claiming benefits, as well as pretending to attend courses that have no teachers.

But a detailed Home Office blitz planned by Theresa May against the migrants and their colleges was being blocked by the previous government.

A leaked Cabinet letter written by the Home Secretary reveals that, despite a concerted government crackdown on bogus colleges, “abuse of the system has evolved, not disappeared”.

This suggests that, nationwide, thousands of students may be guilty of working illegally.

Investigators also discovered that one INTCAS approved college claimed it had 350 students but only 16 were attending classes. It had recruited 170 more to study at a campus that has no teachers.

Students were regularly found to be living too far away to attend their courses. One college in Belfast had enrolled youngsters who claimed to be commuting from Birmingham.

Regarding this scandal, we tried to contact INTCAS office and talk to Zakaria Saqib Mahmood by telephone. However, they refused to provide any answer.

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    FredFact Nov 16, 2019
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    Your photo should be published Abdulghafar (not your real name of course) with a slate that reads: "Liar for hire. I will say anything you want on any website that will publish it for a very small amount of money. I have no integrity at all."

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    Abdulghafar Salem Aug 20, 2019
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    This picture must be published everywhere. Everyone should know Zakaria Mahmood. What a demonic face

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    Abdulghafar Salem Aug 20, 2019
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    More time passes more people come forward and talk about INTCAS Fraud and its alleged rapist INTCAS CEO Zakaria Mahmood

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  • Ye
    Yew Ngan Jan 28, 2019

    Officially Resigning

    I am a minor shareholder at INTCAS. I was approached by their management last year and I was offered a small share in the company and I accepted it. However, I am finding very disturbing materials about this company which I really don't want to be associated with at any capacity.
    I have called INTCAS office in the last week on several occasions and asked them to remove my name from their shareholder list. However, it doesn't seem there is anyone listening to me. So hereby I am officially resigning from INTCAS and announcing that I have no involvement in this company. Thanks,

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    FredFact Nov 16, 2019
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    @Yew Ngan Once again lies. For a start, the person the comments above are attributed to did not write the comment. Her data was stolen. But this website has no scruples and does not care about the impact of what it publishes. If you read the comments above this one, which do not allow for a reply, they are a complete fabrication. First, the company has not yet launched its technical platform. The destructive falsehoods here have meant we've had to spend a lot of time explaining this to parties interested in the platform that stories like those above are absolute BS. Not one shred of truth. We have helped place a small number of students in universities as part of testing our platform but none of them were charged for this. So to be clear, the company had taken no money from students and has not helped students get visas. So no recruitments done yet (aside from a few as part of testing the platform) and certainly no relationship with bogus schools. The allegations about Mr. Mahmood are a joke. If there was a grain of truth in them he would be high on the police list of wanted criminals. Oddly enough he has a valid passport, travels a fair bit with it and as far as contact with police there has been some - over concerns the vindictive material like that above has put his personal security at risk. Who's behind this? Someone who does not want to see Mr. Mahmood succeed for childish reasons. The perpetrator should realise he has terribly impacted a lot of innocent people who invested in and were employed by the company Mr. Mahmood founded. He has put a number of people's pension plans at high risk and he caused a good number of job losses. None of these people have ever met the perpetrator or had anything to do with him yet he has badly disrupted their lives for no good reason.

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  • Wa
    Waqas Rasool Oct 24, 2017

    Zakaria Mahmood is less than an animal. He's a child rapist. A human trafficker. Someone should be brought to justice ages ago

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  • Fr
    FredFact Nov 16, 2019
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    @Waqas Rasool Hi Waqas. Your comments are lies. Zakaria won't respond because he doesn't want to dignify your malicious falsehoods with a response. I used to work with him. First, he has a valid passports and travels several times a year. Because of lies like yours - the spreading of them initiated by the person who hired you - ZM has had to resign from the company he founded and dispose of his shares. He felt the 30-odd other shareholders in the business were being too badly affected. Your lies have helped damage his reputation and have compromised the investments and employment of dozens of people who have nothing to do with the perpetrator of this vicious smear campaign against him. What you have done is extremely low and the fact a site like this will publish such destructive lies without doing the most basic of checks suggests you have found a party that shares your complete absence of integrity.

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  • Bi
    Bilal Akbar Karachi Sep 29, 2017

    Zakaria Mahmood (aka ZAK) from INTCAS is an absolute crook. Have you checked these stuff?

    http://exposehomewreckers.com/zakaria-saqib-mahmood-london-international/

    http://www.stdregistry.com/zakaria-saqib-mahmood-pedophile-director-of-intcas-uk-ltd-and-sinclair-adamson.html

    http://www.badbizreport.is/intcas-zakaria-saqib-mahmoods-student-visa-fraud-machine-exposed/

    http://www.blacklistreport.com/2017/06/who-is-zakaria-saqib-mahmood-and-how-his-paedophile-grooming-gang-operates/

    https://badboyreports.com/fury-in-newham-as-three-girls-grooming-gang-member-spotted-back-on-the-streets/

    http://recruiting22.kinja.com/disturbing-photos-of-paedophile-zakaria-mahmood-s-home-1797975184

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    FredFact Nov 16, 2019
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    @Bilal Akbar Karachi The two comments streams above are complete fabrications. Let's go through the first comment block. It says:
    "Hundreds of foreign students who attended approved colleges by INTCAS could be forced to leave the UK." This post was written in June 2017. At that point, INTCAS had not placed one student in a college anywhere. Not one. In fact, it still hasn't. The company's technical platform has been in constant development since the post written with more features being added. It has not yet been used to place any students. That's the fact.
    Next: "Zakaria Mahmood is becoming a known name in the UK bogus college field. A London based ex-convict who was convicted for child molesting in London and also under suspicion of recruiting for ISIS in Bangladesh; has opened a new company called INTCAS in the last few years." Mr. Mahmood has no links to any bogus college. None. Not one. Nor is he an ex-convict. He has a passport. He has never been convicted of any crime but if you want to smear someone's name make that up. Convicts of the nature described here are not granted passports. Nor is Mr. Mahmood suspected of recruiting for ISIS in Bangladesh. Who suspects him? Not the police in the UK. Or in Bangladesh. Or anywhere. Just another lie.
    Now the next one: "Zakarakia Mahmood, by his scam vehicle INTCAS, gets a CAS number from those bogus colleges. The unique CAS number allows the students to obtain a “Tier-4 student visa” and enter to the UK “legally”. However, more than 80% of these students never show up in any of the colleges." INTCAS is actually a private limited company in England with 32 shareholders. Mr. Mahmood has disposed of his shares and resigned from INTCAS because he felt it wasn't fair that the other shareholders and employees be as badly affected by the lies published on this site and elsewhere as they were by virtue of the perpetrator of this vindictive smear campaign led by a former business associate of Mr. Mahmood. INTCAS has never got a CAS number from anyone. INTCAS has never secured a visa for a student from anywhere or placed any student in any university. The company has a technical platform it hopes to launch soon. Progress has been delayed due to the malicious campaign discussed here.
    And the next lie: "A whistle blower mentioned that Zakaria and INTCAS have pocketed around £500K only in summer 2015 refugee crisis. They have imported hundreds of asylum seekers under the brand of students in June to September 2015 period." There is no whistle blower and INTCAS has not pocketed any money from any student. The company is not yet revenue generating. INTCAS has never had anything to do with asylum seekers. Another lie with not one iota of truth. Between June and Sept 2015, INTCAS has two employees and both were working on developing the plan for the company's technical platform. No income was generated, no students were dealt with.
    Then the next lie: "The truth is that INTCAS works as an agent between bogus colleges and bogus foreign students who eventually become illegals or asylum seekers. These so-called students intentions to enter the UK could be anything but attending the college. Our report shows most of these students end up working illegally, claiming benefits, committing petty crimes and other social nuisances."
    INTCAS has never worked with a bogus college or a bogus foreign student. Never. Your report does not exist.
    Will just respond to another lie and leave it at that: "Regarding this scandal, we tried to contact INTCAS office and talk to Zakaria Saqib Mahmood by telephone. However, they refused to provide any answer." Actually you've never contacted our office. Please do. Please come by with your report and your fabrications. We would welcome that. Also, we would invite you to have the police come along so you can present all your lies and, if you're so sure of them, have ZM arrested on the spot. By they way, I have worked with ZM on and off for some time. I have asked him why he hasn't responded to these lies. He says he doesn't want to dignify them with a response. He doesn't want to stoop to your low level. What you need to realise is your lies have badly impacted a lot of people who have never had anything to do with you. They've lost their investments, their pension plans have been ruined and some have lost their jobs with the business. What you're doing is outrageous.

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    FredFact Nov 16, 2019
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    @Bilal Akbar Karachi Yes I've checked the stuff you've mentioned. it's all BS. Complete fabrications. Mr. Mahmood refuses to respond to these horrific lies. I have been watching him suffer the effects of this malicious smear campaign against him - and by extension the company he founded - for more than two years. It's outrageous that sites like this one allow the publication of unverified extreme lies but I suppose there is always someone to accommodate the unscrupulous. The absurdity of the lies above would be funny except for the fact it has had a terrible impact on Mr. Mahmood and the innocent shareholders in and employees of the business he started but has had to resign from. He ultimately did not want to see other shareholders in the business continue to suffer from the vindictive smear campaign against him so he quit his position as CEO and has disposed of his shareholding. The fact is ZM is a citizen in good standing with a family, a passport, an absolutely clean record and a lot of sympathy given someone can at will undertake such an extreme campaign on the Internet with no accountability. It is a joke. As for the author of the comment above, your lack of integrity is disgusting. Just hope someone doesn't take similar action against you in future.

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