Interrogation of the accused revealed that they all belong to middle class families in Ghaziabad.
New Delhi: Three racketeers including the mastermind arrested for cheating hundreds of people all over India on pretext of hefty bonuses on lapsed insurance policies.
The accused Dushyant (25), Swetraj Jha (26), and Shiv Narayan Singh (30), all residents of Ghaziabad ran a racket under the garb of call centre. Banks like Punjab National Bank, State Bank of India, IDBI, ICICI and Bank of India etc. mostly opened on fake IDs have been identified, which were being used by the accused persons for transaction of cheated amount and total 34 fake email IDs registered in the name of higher govt. authorities, which were being used by them to lure and hoodwink the customers have been identified.
Police said that the cheat came to light when Mohinder Paul Jain, a Ludhiana based senior citizen filed a complaint with the crime branch that he had been cheated by a group of cheats to the tune of Rs 68 lacs on the pretext of providing hefty bonus on his lapsed insurance policy.
Interrogation of the accused revealed that they all belong to middle class families in Ghaziabad. Probe of the case is in progress. Efforts are being made to identify the involvement of others.