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Bank employee duped on pretext of job

Bank employee duped on pretext of job

Noida: A female employee with a Noida-based private bank was allegedly duped with thousands of rupees on pretext of providing job as an air hostess with a leading airlines services. Police have registered a case against two persons in connection with the matter.

Neha Mishra, a resident of sector 99 of Noida, and worked as an accountant with Cooperative bank private limited. She received an email of offering job with a leading airlines services from the fake job placement company. As per complaint given by Mishra, on November 16 last year, she received email of offering job as a ground staff with Jet Airways.

"I was trying to switch my current job and had uploaded my profile on some job portals. I received emails and phone calls from different numbers and email IDs which offered job with a leading airlines services. Soon after I responded to one of them, they asked to deposit money into various bank accounts on the name of registration and verification fees. Around Rs 66, 600 were deposited into two separate bank account of axis bank on the name of various fees," said Neha. She further said that soon after the amount was deposited to these bank account, the accused persons asked her to wait for some time to get them complete their formalities and a joining letter will be sent to her within few days.

"I waited for around two months for the joining letter but after some time all the calls went unanswered. After repeated attempts to contact them failed, I reported the matter to police," Neha added.

Acting upon the complaint, police investigated the bank accounts which were found to be in the name of Ramesh Devgan, a native of Chhattisgarh and Monu Kumar from Ashok Nagar area of New Delhi.

"An FIR under IPC sections of fraud and cheat has been registered against two persons in connection with the case," said Uday Pratap Singh, SHO of sector 39 police station.

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