Gang Of Fraudsters, Including A Nigerian National, Arrested | Kanpur News

Kanpur:With the arrest of four people including a Nigerian national, the Crime branch has busted a gang that used to cheat people over the pretext of getting jobs abroad, on Wednesday.
The Crime branch has also got clues of a big network of a Nigerian gang active in Delhi from the CDR and WhatsApp chats of the mobile number of the arrested Nigerian national. Deep Mandal, son of Jajmau resident Dinabandhu Mandal, who works as a production engineer, received an e-mail offering a job in a US-based mobil oil company. Going by the handsome package, Deep had agreed and applied for the same. Later, the fraud company had contacted Deep on the phone by the name Lulu L Johnson and made him deposit a sum of Rs 12,850 in the account of Gaurav Upreti’s ICICI Bank in the name of providing visa. Later, the company took Rs 5 lakh more from Deep over various pretexts. When Deep realized that he was being cheated as there was a constant demand for money, he lodged an FIR at Jajmau police station. DCP Crime Salman Taj Patil said that during the investigation it was found that the amount of Rs 5 lakh has been transferred to the various accounts of Etawah and Haryana. “When the accounts were traced, Etawah residents Ashwani, Aman and Ballabgarh, Haryana’s Shaan Khan were traced,” he said. Crime branch team arrested all three from Jhakarkati bus stand on Wednesday, official said. It also came to fore that a Nigerian national identified as Moses, was also involved in fraud. The Crime branch later arrested him. “Moses was in contact with big network of Nigerian gang that cheated many in Delhi,” said DCP Crime further . tnn

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