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Fraudster arrested in name of posting abroad
Cheated more than one crore, Shahdara district cyber station police caught on Gurugram
Amar Ujala Office
New Delhi. The Shahdara district cyber police station has arrested a fraudster from Gurugram who defrauded unemployed youths under the pretext of sending them abroad. The arrested suspect has been identified as Gaurav Gupta (34). The suspect had created his page on Instagram, Facebook and other social media platforms to cheat. There he was trapped by showing dreams to send them to Malta, Canada and Dubai and extort three lakh rupees. The suspect cheated more than one crore rupee. A mobile phone and a laptop were seized from the suspect.
Shahdara District Deputy Police Commissioner R. Satyasundaram said Ayush Rana had filed a complaint alleging cheating in the Shahdara cyber police station. The victim said that on a page on Instagram there was talk of being posted abroad for a job. When he contacted the mobile number provided on the page, the accused demanded Rs 3 lakh from him on behalf of sending him to Malta. After giving a ticket of 55 thousand rupees and 15 thousand filing fee, he asked for the remaining 2.30 lakh rupees in cash. When handing over the money, the suspect sent fake flight tickets, fake appointments and offer letters to the victim’s WhatsApp number. On the complaint of the victim, the police filed a report and SI Nandan Singh’s team started the investigation.
After investigation, the suspect was found to be in Gurugram. The suspect was arrested by sending the team to Gurugram. Checking the account of accused Gaurav revealed that he had cheated 12 people over 60 lakhs in recent days.