Tuesday , October 19 2021

Police arrest Delhi woman for duping retired AEN of 77 lakh rupees

Udaipur : The Udaipur police have arrested a woman from Delhi allegedly involved in financial fraud using cyber platform. Vineeta wife of Shahzad Khan has been arrested from her residence at Uttam Nagar, South Delhi and brought to Udaipur in connection with an FIR lodged at the GoverdhanVilas police station. The complaint was given in April month,   by one Bhanwarlal Rajak, a retired AEN of the public works department who claimed to have been duped of 77 lakh rupees in past four years. Rajak said in his complaint that he had invested a large amount of his savings after his retirement with various  institutions like Tata AIG, Max Life Insurance etc.

The old man received calls from various people claiming to be representatives of reputed organizations and offered lucrative returns on investments in their companies. The complainant believed their words and transferred 77 Lakh rupees in 30 different bank accounts in 114 instalments. However when he didn’t get the assured returns, he realized he had been duped.

” A large gang is involved in the forgery and we are in lookout for other members of the racket which has been operating from Delhi and duping people on various pretexts” Udaipur SP Kailashchandra Bishnoi told Udaipur Kiran. Police team led by CI Bhawani Singh Rajawat made thorough investigation and raided various places in search of the fraudsters. Most of the bank accounts in which Rajak had deposited the money were found to be fake. One of the accused and member of the online fraudster racket Vineeta was arrested from her home in one of the populated area in South Delhi. 

The members of the racket are told to be highly qualified persons having good knowledge of information technology.  Vineeta told the police that the members were either former employees of various insurance and financial institutions or else had acquired data base of clients who have invested in mutual funds and other profitable or insurance schemes. 

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