Published On : Wed, Sep 14th, 2016

Sonegaon cops, Delhi Cyber Cell bust bogus finance co, nab 2 fraudsters

cyberNagpur: In a major breakthrough, Sonegaon police, with the help of Cyber Cell, New Delhi, nabbed two persons who were running bogus finance company. The two arrested accused used to advertise online and dupe the prospective loan seekers.

The two accused have been identified as Amit Kumar Shivkumar alias Manojkumar Ramkishore Verma (25) and Dharmendrakumar Kedarsingh Chauhan alias Dharmendrakumar Girdharilal (43), both natives of Vinod Nagar, New Delhi. Originally the con duo hailed from Bulandshahar, Uttar Pradesh. While Amit Kumar was arrested in Delhi, Dharmendrakumar was nabbed in Uttar Pradesh.

The accused ran the bogus finance company named Shagun Group of Finance, New Delhi and put up online advertisements offering loans to prospective clients. Subsequently, after reading the ad, one of the complainants Patrick Dhanraj contacted the agent of Shagun Finance Puja Shekhar through one Rajendra Yadav. Patrick was told to send necessary documents through email for seeking Rs 50 lakh loan. Thereafter, the manager of Shagun Finance Amit Kumar and other called Patrick from time to time and told him to deposit certain amounts on a given bogus bank account. Patrick, in the hope of receiving Rs 50 lakh loan, deposited Rs 4.67 lakh from time to time. However, he was neither extended the loan nor his deposited amount returned. Moreover, the mobile phones of accused were found switched off.

Sonegaon police, after registering a case, mounted a hunt of the accused and with the help of Cyber Cell of Delhi Police succeded in tracing the two accused. Both the accused were arrested. Search is on to net other accused.

The task was accomplished by Sonegaon API Sandip Yele, constable Rajesh Yadav, Naik Police Constable Nitish Javalekar, sepoy Sandeep Patil (Cyber Cell) under the supervision of DCP Deepali Masirkar, ACP Ashwini Patil and Senior PI Ashok Bagul.