Articles about Fraud Cases

Faridabad youth duped people on pretext of cheap iPhones; arrested

28 Jul 2021

Faridabad youth duped people on pretext of cheap iPhones; arrested

A 22-year-old man was arrested from Faridabad, Haryana for allegedly cheating several people on the pretext of selling cheap iPhones, police said on Tuesday. The accused has been identified as Yogesh Tiwari.

Two men arrested for duping Amazon of lakhs: UP police

26 Jul 2021

Two men arrested for duping Amazon of lakhs: UP police

The Uttar Pradesh police has arrested two Haryana-based men who allegedly duped e-commerce giant Amazon of lakhs of rupees, officials said on Monday.

Delhi: Three arrested for duping man on pretext of trade

21 Jul 2021

Delhi: Three arrested for duping man on pretext of trade

Three persons were arrested for allegedly cheating a man of Rs. 13.5 lakh on the pretext of helping him make a huge profit through trade-in jatoba pods, police said on Wednesday.

MP: Inter-state fake currency racket busted; four held

19 Jul 2021

MP: Inter-state fake currency racket busted; four held

Madhya Pradesh Police has busted an inter-state racket of manufacturing and circulating fake currency notes and arrested four persons in this connection, a senior official said.

Travel agency booked for overcharging tourists visiting 'Statue of Unity'

17 Jul 2021

Travel agency booked for overcharging tourists visiting 'Statue of Unity'

Police has registered an FIR against a Surat-based travel agency for allegedly tampering with the entry tickets of 23 tourists visiting the Statue of Unity located at Kevadia in Gujarat's Narmada district in order to overcharge them, officials said.

Chandigarh: Salman Khan, sister Alvira summoned in fraud, cheating case

09 Jul 2021

Chandigarh: Salman Khan, sister Alvira summoned in fraud, cheating case

A local businessman in Chandigarh has filed a case of fraud and cheating against actor Salman Khan, his sister Alvira Khan and seven other Being Human associates.

Delhi: Man arrested for cheating people by impersonating IAS officer

07 Jul 2021

Delhi: Man arrested for cheating people by impersonating IAS officer

A 42-year-old man has been arrested in West Delhi for cheating people on the pretext of getting them jobs in the Gulf countries by allegedly posing as an IAS officer, police said on Tuesday.

ED arrests Shakti Bhog CMD in money laundering case

05 Jul 2021

ED arrests Shakti Bhog CMD in money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Kewal Krishan Kumar, Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Delhi-based Shakti Bhog Foods Limited, in a money laundering case linked to an alleged multi-crore bank loan fraud.

SIM card vendor arrested for forging Aadhaar card details

02 Jul 2021

SIM card vendor arrested for forging Aadhaar card details

A 27-year-old SIM card dealer was arrested from south Delhi in connection with a forgery and cheating case, police said on Friday.

Ministry of Home Affairs launches national cyber fraud helpline

18 Jun 2021

Ministry of Home Affairs launches national cyber fraud helpline

Considering the rapidly increasing instances of cyber fraud since the onset of remote working due to the pandemic, the central government has launched a national helpline number (155260) and reporting platform to help curb financial loss due to cyber fraud.

Man arrested for cheating by offering roles in films

16 Jun 2021

Man arrested for cheating by offering roles in films

A 47-year-old man has been arrested by the Cyber Police Station of the Mumbai crime branch for cheating a businessman of Rs. 32.69 lakh by offering a lead role to his daughter in a film, a police official said on Tuesday.

Uttarakhand Police busts Rs. 350 crore scam that duped lakhs

10 Jun 2021

Uttarakhand Police busts Rs. 350 crore scam that duped lakhs

Uttarakhand Police has busted an online scam with foreign links, in which five lakh people from across the country lost a combined Rs. 350 crore, officials said on Thursday, adding a man was arrested from Noida in connection with it.

Television actor duped of Rs. 86,000, police complaint filed

04 May 2021

Television actor duped of Rs. 86,000, police complaint filed

A television actor in Mumbai became prey to a fraudster recently, costing him Rs. 86,000.

Man arrested for deceiving people with fake job ads

10 Apr 2021

Man arrested for deceiving people with fake job ads

A 48-year-old man was arrested from Kolkata for allegedly duping people by posting fake job advertisements online for work abroad, Delhi police said on Saturday.

54-year-old man arrested for duping people in name of Haj

25 Mar 2021

54-year-old man arrested for duping people in name of Haj

A 54-year-old man was arrested from Uttar Pradesh for allegedly duping people in the name of Haj or Umra yatra, police said on Wednesday.

Indian-American engineer pleads guilty to COVID-19 relief fraud charges

12 Feb 2021

Indian-American engineer pleads guilty to COVID-19 relief fraud charges

An Indian-American engineer in the US has pleaded guilty to the charge of seeking more than $10 million in loans under a coronavirus relief program set up to help small businesses, the Department of Justice has said.