"We have arrested three people from near central Kolkata's Golden Park Hotel for running a fake GST training workshop in the city," said an officer from New Market police station.
According to police, the three accused claimed the training would be central government authorised and collected Rs 5,500 from each trainee as course fee.
"They told the trainees that the course is central government authorised but failed to produced any relevant document during the police inquiry," the officer said.
Some of the trainees claimed they found some irregularities during the session and lodged the police complaint.
"However, later we noticed that the trainers were from Scale India, and not from the Ministry," a trainee alleged.
Police said several fake documents were seized from the three accused. They would produce be produced at the Bankshal Court on Sunday.
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