One arrested from Delhi for duping unemployed to the tune of 97,000


Cybercriminals continued to find new ways to cheat people as the cops keep closing in on them. In one such case, a person from Hyderabad was duped to the extent of Rs 96,563 in the name of providing a job online.


According to the details, the victim was in search of a job and in the process, he came into contact with the accused person through mobile numbers on the name of and offered him a job. Further, he was lured to transfer a total amount of Rs. 96,563 through Wallet. After transferring the money, he found the mobile numbers are switched off.

Police said the Modus Operandi of accused and his associates have been cheating the job seekers by contacting them over mobile phones and emails. The accused procure the information about unemployed persons and offers them a job and collects money through Wallets. After collecting money, they would switch off their mobile phones and change them frequently. So far, the accused might have cheated many persons on the pretext of providing jobs across the country.

The Hyderabad cybercrime team headed by Inspector Bhadramraju Ramesh, SI S.Naresh, and PCs Md Feroz, A Mallesham under the direct supervision of ACP KVM Prasad and cracked the case at Tilak Nagar in New Delhi.

They have also seized One Laptop, 8 mobile phones, 2 Routers, 2 Debit Cards and 6 SIM Cards from the accused.

The city police ask the general public not believe such type of job offers and not to proceed with such payment as genuine companies would not collect money to provide a job.