3 held for cheating people on pretext of providing jobs
Ghaziabad: Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) arrested a gang of 3 persons from Ghaziabad for deceiving lakhs of unemployed educated people. The officials said that the gang used to make fake companies and took data of registered customers on naukri.com. They assured those customers of providing jobs and took money from them in the name of security via Paytm and online banking services. Moreover, they mailed fake interview letters of many eminent companies like TATA group of companies, Apple, L&T, etc.
STF also seized more than 100 bank accounts which were opened on fake KYCs, which were done by using fake stamps and letter heads of MLA and Gram Pradhan.
"While questioning, the main accused Pritam Singh (36) said that he is a well-qualified person and has done BSc and B.P.Ed. He has been looting innocents for last two-and-half years. He said that Ikramuddin and Dalbir were also part of his gang. Ikramuddin used to arrange SIM cards on fake IDs for which he got Rs 500 per SIM and Dalbir's job was to withdraw money from various bank accounts and transfer it to other accounts or Paytm to provide money to beneficiaries. This Paytm feature was started only 6 months back," said Rajeev Narayan Mishra, Addl SP.
"Pritam also said that they were planning to commence a multi-marketing company 'Money Magic Mart.' The arrest has been successful in saving lakhs of innocent people,"