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Cyber ​​Fraud: A total of Rs 2.79 crore was looted from two persons in the name of job and big profits.

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

TOI quoted PTI Informed It is alleged that a person in Meerut has claimed that a website has robbed him of Rs 1.84 crore in lieu of giving him manifold benefits in return for investment. Yogendra Kumar Choudhary, 40, had allegedly invested Rs 1.84 crore on a trading website. He says he came to know about the website ‘’ in July last year, where a woman named him Annie and contacted him over phone and WhatsApp. The woman allegedly lured him to earn good returns by investing on the website.

The report further states that Choudhary, who is doing rear estate business by profession, started investing on the website and initially got lakhs of rupees as returns. It has even been told that they initially got the return only in their bank account linked on the website.

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

At the same time, as per reports, in the second case, Ghaziabad-based Tarun Chauhan has claimed that he has been duped of Rs 95.9 lakh by a Polish firm, who approached him with job offers in the last quarter of 2021. was.

The company also reportedly conducted a telephonic interview with him on December 28 and 29 last year. He then asked Chouhan to transfer funds on the pretext of fees for visa, work permit, travel insurance etc. The cyber police officer 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 firm’s executives could not be contacted, they reportedly contacted the Polish embassy in Delhi, where the officials informed them that the documents provided by the firm were fake.

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


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