Gurugram Woman Parcel Fraud Case: A fraudster allegedly duped a woman of Haryana’s Gurugram of around Rs seven lakh on the pretext of rejecting an international parcel containing drugs. for. 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 care worker of a courier company.
The fraudster got this 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 they will give me a certificate that I am not involved in the case.’’ Police said that the fraudsters asked the woman to transfer Rs 95,499 from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on the pretext of investigation. Citing Dhoke’s complaint, he said that the victim transferred a total of Rs 6,93,437.50 on four occasions 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) in cyber crime, East Police Station on Friday. is.