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5 held for duping people on pretext of job offers

Noida: Noida police have arrested five persons including three women for allegedly duping people on the pretext of offering jobs. Cops said that the gang hack their bank accounts and withdraw money.

According to police, the arrested accused have been identified as Amit Verma, native of Laxmi Nagar area in Delhi, Ramit from Dwarka in Delhi and three women.

Vineet Jaiswal, Superintendent of Police, Noida said that the gang stole data from online job search websites and approached candidates while posing as job consultants.

"Upon sustained interrogations, it came to light that the gang used to steal data of job seekers from an online portal-jobsformshine.com and called them posing as job consultants. The gang members asked the targeted candidate to fill an online form and pay Rs 10 for registration on their job portal- Monstorjobs.com. This way they used to fetch the bank and card details of the candidate and later use the information to hack their bank accounts and withdrew money," said Jaiswal.

The officer further said that the gang has duped several people in Delhi NCR region.

"We are investigating to find out as how many people they have duped this way. As of now we have found three cases registered against them in Sector 58 and 49 police stations of Noida," added Jaiswal. Police have recovered one laptop and seven mobile phones from the possession of accused persons.

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