Gurugram: A massive fraud where the loss of investors is to the tune of Rs 283 crore has been unearthed in Gurugram. The total amount as disclosed by the economic offences wing of Gurugram police that have been stolen from the investors is Rs 283,64,88,533. A group of fraudulent companies listed under Shree Ram Business Solutions used to entice various investors by propagating healthy returns on the investment. Subsequently, their group expanded not only in Gurugram but also in the other parts of the country.
On March 10, the district police arrested Sanjay, one of the staffers in the group from Bhopal. The law enforcement officials are now searching for other people involved in stealing the investors' money.
There were six directors in the company namely Deepak Kumar, Mohsin Khan, Talib Hussain, Mushahid Khan and Ashwinder. All of these people belonged to different areas of Gurugram. This is not for the first time when a fraudulent scheme duping thousands of investors have come from Gurugram
On February 20 last year, the district police had busted an online company named Profit Network which had duped about 4,800 people and committed a fraud of Rs eight crore.
The Gurugram Police has frozen three of the company's account with nearly 90 lakh in deposits.
A special team was formed by the Gurugram Police which had senior officials of the crime department as well as Cyber branch to act on the FIR complaints of Vijay Singh and Mahabir Singh.
Both Vijay and Mahabir Singh have mentioned in their complaints that they had been duped of Rs 2.50 lakh on pretext of quick returns.
The complainants mentioned that after their investment, the online company will provide them with links where they will be paid Rupees five per click.
In yet another incident of cyber fraud, the cyber branch of Gurugram police arrested a Mumbai banker for allegedly stealing Rs 91 lakh from Mobikwick, an e-wallet platform that has its headquarters in the city.
The accused identified as Dipesh Shah was successful in transferring the amount into his bank account by conducting over 1,850 fake transactions. This is the second arrest made in the case
On September 27, 2017, the official from one of country's leading e-wallet firms filed a complaint at Sector-53 police station for Rs 19.61 crores being illegally deducted from its account.