A 55-year-old man was cheated of Rs 63,200 after 4 folks supplied him a four-wheeler price Rs 13 lakh within the type of a ‘gift voucher’. The person, who’s a resident of Bhairoba Nagar in Dhanori, registered a criticism at Vishrantwadi police station on Sunday.
In line with police, the person was contacted on his cellular phone and e-mail repeatedly since May 21 by 4 folks claiming to be staff of a well-liked buying portal. The fraudsters advised him that he has been chosen for a “gift voucher”, which features a four-wheeler price Rs 13 lakh.
The fraudsters then requested the complainant to switch Rs 63,200 to totally different financial institution accounts to obtain the four-wheeler, however after the quantity was transferred, no four-wheeler was delivered.
Police have booked the net fraudsters below sections 419 (dishonest by personation), 420 (dishonest and dishonestly inducing supply of property) and 34 (acts carried out in furtherance of widespread intention) of the Indian Penal Code and sections of the Info Expertise Act.