New Delhi: Police have busted a gang of fraudsters through fake shopping portals in Delhi's CR Park area. The gang of vicious men has cheated more than 250 persons from 8 states. The police started an investigation on the complaints of the victims and then arrested the culprits.
It was reported that the black market of cheating was being run through a call centre from the CR Park area of the capital. Police have arrested four criminals and the rest are on the lookout. In fact, the police investigation revealed that the criminals had cheated people of 8 states including Gujarat, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana worth crores of rupees.
Criminals claimed to sell expensive items cheaply online and took payments from individuals. It also offered a number of lucrative offers. Then, there was online payment. Even after online payments, people kept waiting for their gifts and goods. They were neither sent gifts nor purchases. On the other hand, when a complaint was made, the criminals would block their numbers. Police have seized 1.5 crore rupees deposited in the bank account of the gang. Now many more of their transactions and accounts are being scanned. A further legal process has also been initiated.