Accused deceived by 1 more person in Ratnagiri
Aurangabad, June 7: The con artist who was arrested by local Bihar cybercrime police confessed to cheating on a …
Aurangabad, June 7:
The scammer who was arrested by local Bihar cybercrime police confessed to cheating on someone in Ratnagiri a year ago.
According to the details, the cybercrime police arrested the accused Nitishkumar Jitendrasingh Prasad (26 years old, Hathiyari, Navada, Bihar) from his village on June 4 after being deceived to the tune of Rs 56.65 lakh under the pretext of helping the complainant to get the LPG gas agency. .
Nitishkumar has since been in cybercrime police custody. Police sources said the accused was developing a website as a government business from a software company in Delhi.
“He used to share a website link on social media to attract people. The accused had accomplices in the crime. People apply, seeing it as a real website. Disguised as an executive of the LPG company, he collected money online in installments from aspirants to the gas agency. In the same style, he deceived an industrialist in the city to the tune of Rs 56 lakh, ”said police sources.
When police brought him here from his village, Ratnagiri police informed local police that they had registered a similar case last year.
During questioning, the accused confessed to having deceived Santosh Prabhakar Bandu (55 years old, Waigani Phata, Ratnagiri) to the tune of Rs 5.20 lakh. He had assured Santosh to help secure the gas agency. Local police will hand over the accused to Ratnagiri police after the investigation is complete.
Police Inspector Geeta Bagwade said a cyber police team left for Delhi to investigate companies that helped defendants develop websites like the Government Company Portal. Companies charge between Rs 3,000 and Rs 5,000 per website development.