Gang involved in online cheating cases busted, 2 arrested

11 September, 2022 | Pravina Srivastava

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According to police, two people were taken into custody from Ghaziabad on Friday after Delhi Police broke a group that was engaged in online fraud.

gang : According to police, two people were taken into custody from Ghaziabad on Friday after Delhi Police broke a group that was engaged in online fraud.

The culprit, Robin Singh, allegedly phoned the complainant on WhatsApp and identified himself as a supplier of air weapons, walkie-talkies, telescopes, etc., in response to a complaint that was brought to the Cyber Cell, per police. Online, the complainant had placed a 25-telescope purchase and paid Rs. 2,49,000 for them. He added that Robin Singh supplied one water filter and deactivated the complainant’s number after receiving the money from him.

According to the police, Ravi Singh and Harish, who are both accused, are both real brothers.

“During technical analysis of the WhatsApp mobile phone number and analysis of alleged beneficiary bank accounts transactions, one transaction was tracked as a money transfer agent was identified,” the police said.

He further stated “A team was sent out on Friday to find the criminals, and they were eventually apprehended at their home in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. Three Android-powered smartphones and two debit cards that were used to commit the crime were retrieved from their possession and used as evidence in the case.”

Following a High Court order, accused were taken to prison and charged with a crime.

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