Published On : Mon, Apr 9th, 2018

Online job seeker duped of Rs 1 lakh by woman trickster

Online Fraud Crime

Nagpur: An online job seeker was duped to the tune of Rs 1 lakh by a woman trickster.

A resident of House No. 1065, near Rahimi Nursing Home, Mominpura, Nishant Ahmed Maqbul Ahmed Ambar (27) had uploaded his resume at various websites for a job. Around 12 noon of September 29, 2017, Nishant received calls on his mobile phone from 9540299735, 9891676494 and the caller said she was speaking from The woman trickster informed Nishant about a job in Birla company. She told Nishant to register at the company’s website for interview. The accused trickster also asked Nishant to mention another phone number and remit Rs 100 as fee. As Nishant provided another phone number and remitted Rs 100 fee, the con woman transferred Rs 1 lakh from his account to another account and pocketed the money.

Tehsil police constable Sanjay has registered a case under Sections 419, 420 of the IPC read with Section 66(D) of IT Act and searching for the accused.