A total of Rs 2.79 crore looted from two persons in the name of job and huge profits


Cybercrime incidents are heard every day and India is no exception to it. In this digital country, the incidents of scams are also increasing rapidly. Now, cyber fraud complaints have been reported from two major cities of Uttar Pradesh, in which a person in Meerut has been duped of Rs 1.84 crore and on the other hand a person in Ghaziabad has been duped of Rs 95 lakh. Both the incidents are related to cyber fraud.

TOI quoted PTI Informed A person in Meerut has claimed that a website duped him of Rs 1.84 crore on the pretext of offering him manifold returns on his investment. Yogendra Kumar Chowdhary, 40, allegedly invested Rs 1.84 crore on a trading website. He says that he came to know about the website ‘gicsingapore.com’ in July last year, where a woman called him Annie and contacted him on phone and WhatsApp. The woman allegedly duped him of getting good returns by investing on the website.

The report further states that Chaudhary, who is in real estate business by profession, started investing on the website and initially got lakhs of rupees in return. It is even reported that initially they got the returns in their bank account linked on the website.

Hoping for good returns, Choudhary continued with his investment and invested a total of Rs 1.84 crore. After this huge investment, he failed to withdraw his money from the website.

In another case, Ghaziabad-based Tarun Chauhan has claimed that he was duped of Rs 95.9 lakh by a Polish firm, which approached him with a job offer in the last quarter of 2021, according to reports. Was.

This company also allegedly conducted a telephonic interview with him on December 28 and 29 last year. He then asked Chauhan to transfer funds on the pretext of fees for visa, work permit, travel insurance etc. The cyber police official told the news agency that Chauhan claims that he had paid a total of Rs 95.9 lakh in 35 transactions against various invoices sent by the firm.

When the officials of the firm could not be contacted, he reportedly contacted the Polish Embassy in Delhi, where the officials informed him that the documents given by the firm were fake.

After registration of FIR in both the cases, the investigation process has been started. The news agency has been told that the police have got some evidence and leads in the cases.

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