June 20, 2021

Jharsuguda police nabbed crorepati cyber fraudster

NFTV:Odisha: Jharsuguda: Kaun Banega Crorepati lottery fraud: One girl from Belpahar duped of over 1. 50 lakhs, one fraudster arrested. A WhatsApp call came and congratulated Nitta Chattar of Gandhi Nagar of Belpahar telling her that he is calling from Kaun Banega Crorepati and she has owned a whopping 35 lakhs of rupees in the lottery. And to claim this amount she needed to deposit cash of rupees 18,200/, 35,000 and 36,000-totalling cash of Rs. 89,000 by the date 24th of February, 2021 in a specific bank account given. And as per instruction, she has deposited the amount of 89,000 rupees. But later on, she was approached again by the same person telling her to deposit 80,000 in two installments each with 40,000 and she did deposit the same amount as well. But she didn’t get the lottery. Later on when she called the same person, but to her surprise found another person who was telling her to deposit Rs. 65,000 by giving other excuses. Then she could realize that she was in the clutch of fraudsters. After that, she took the help of the Belpahar police, and the police registered a case and a thorough investigation was started. The main accused Niraj Kumar was brought on transit remand by Jharsuguda police for further investigation. Tomorrow the culprit would be forwarded to the court.