Unidentified fraud siphons Rs 83512 from bank account

Raipur: In continuation to the new trend of duping unsuspecting online costumers by creating fake websites of reputed online marketing firms, unidentified fraud siphoned Rs 83512 from a bank account in three separate transactions.

The fraud was detected after the ordered goods were not delivered within stipulated and further query led to revelation that the order had actually been placed with a fake website.

According to Kotwali police, complainant Praveen Jain is a resident of Shaliendra Nagar. On July 23, his son ordered couple of electronic gadgets over Amazon India website and while the payments were made properly, none of the ordered goods was delivered within the assured time period. Enquiring about the delay led to revelation that the goods were ordered and the payments were made over a fake website of Amazon India.

Following this revelation, Praveen Jain lodged a complaint in Kotwali police station after which police have registered an offence under Section 420 IPC against unidentified fraud and is now investigating the matter further.

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