Gurugram Woman Parcel Fraud Case: A fraudster allegedly duped a woman of Gurugram, Haryana, of about seven lakh rupees by citing her rejection of an international parcel full of drugs. Police (Haryana Police) gave this information on Saturday. The victim, Prachi Dhoke, said in her complaint that she had received a call from a person, who introduced himself as a customer service worker of a courier company.
Citing the complaint, the police said the man told the woman that an international parcel had arrived in her name, containing two passports, five ATM cards, 300 grams of charas and a laptop, which had been rejected. When Dhoke told the person that he had not sent the parcel, the caller urged him to lodge a police complaint in this regard. The caller said that her (woman) Aadhaar card has been misused.
The fraudster got so much money transferred from the woman
Dhoke said in his complaint that after this the caller called a person, who introduced himself as a Mumbai Police officer. The said person told the woman that her identity card was being misused for international smuggling and money laundering.
The woman said, “They asked me to help in the investigation, saying that they will give me a certificate that I am not involved in the case.” On the pretext, the woman was asked to transfer Rs 95,499. Citing Dhoke’s complaint, he said that the victim transferred a total of Rs 6,93,437.50 in four times after the accused demanded more money in the name of bail amount and investigation.
Case registered under these sections
Investigating Officer Inspector Surendra Singh said that an FIR has been registered against unknown persons under sections 419 (cheating by false identity), 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at Cyber Crime, East Police Station on Friday. .
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