VASEP warns seafood businesses against export fraudulence

Some seafood export businesses have been swindled by a Canadian customer and in danger of losing hundreds of thousands of US dollar, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters (Vasep).

A catfish processing plant in the Mekong Delta (Illustrative photo: SGGP)

Customer Echopack Inc addresses 5084 Francois, Cusson Lachine, Quebec, Canada. Its representative is a person named Jason Brown.

Export consignments have been paid through the company’s representative General Equity Bank at Level 4, General Equity House, 17 Albert Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand.

The payments have been made in letter of credit form within 60 days from the date of issuing bill of lading and food safety certificate by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

By Th. Ha – Translated by Hai Mien

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