Jammu man duped of Rs 19 lakh by cyber fraudsters, CB begins probe

Precious Kashmir News
Jammu, Aug 26: A man was duped of Rs 60 lakh by a gang of cyber fraudsters here, following which the crime branch registered a case on Wednesday, officials said.
A spokesman of Crime Branch said Crime Branch Jammu registered a formal criminal case against accused Ms. Soni Sharma for impersonating as an official of RBI, Forex Department, New Delhi and defrauding the complainant to the tune of Rs.19, 33,174/- through NEFT/RTGS into the different accounts of the accused persons from his different accounts as an advance tax money, expenditure etc. The other accused involved in the commission of crime have been identified as Roto Kuldeep; Nadeem Khan S/O Nanhe Khan R/O 2266/1, Shiv Mandir, Shadikhampur, Patel Nagar, New Delhi; Harish Kumar S/O Manoj Kumar R/O 355-A, Block-C Bilashpur Camp, Badarpur, South Delhi; Mandeep Singh S/O Parpreet Singh R/O WZ-10, Tihar Village Subhash Nagar, New Delhi; Rakesh S/O Dalip Kachari R/O W. 10 Dimapur Sadar, Dimapur, Nagaland; Kamil Ali S/O Navisher Ali R/O B-248, Nehru Camp Govindpuri, Kalkaji South Delhi.
The spokesman said complainant was induced by the accused that she had huge money with her and was interested in establishing business in India. “For this purpose the complainant was informed telephonically that he would receive a huge payment of Rs. 8,56,35,06,000/- “
“In the complaint, Ravinder Singh Nag S/O Sh. Hans Raj Nag R/O W. No. 02, H. No. 07, Near Bus stand, Katra, District-Reasi, J&K, lodged a written complaint with Crime Branch Jammu that he was deceived by Soni Sharma, who identified herself as an official of RBI, Forex Department, New Delhi and cheated him by inducement,” he said
Crime Branch initiated preliminary verification and established prima facie offence against the accused u/s 420,120-B IPC.
“Accordingly, a formal case is registered in P/S Crime Branch, Jammu against the above mentioned accused persons for in-depth investigation,” the spokesman said.

 

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