Online fraudster held

Online fraudster held
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The Rachakonda cybercrime sleuths arrested an online fraudster on Wednesday and seized one laptop and a mobile phone from his possession

Hyderabad: The Rachakonda cyber-crime sleuths arrested an online fraudster on Wednesday and seized one laptop and a mobile phone from his possession. According to police, accused Rajath Ramesh Narkar (22, cell phone business), native of Maharashtra from his WhatsApp number sent a message to the complainant stating that he was running a business BH Infotech Company for distribution of cell phones at a cheaper price.

Believing his version, the complainant transferred money into the account of BH Infotech of Maharashtra State. Likewise, he used to transfer amounts and collect cell phones for some period.

The complainant transferred around Rs 70 lakh from his bank account to BH Infotech account for a consignment, but the accused did not deliver the cell phones and stopped responding to the phone calls. When the complainant enquired, he found out that BH Infotech Company’s address was fake.

On the above complaint, a case was registered under sections 420 IPC and 66-C and 66-D IT Act. The police investigated and arrested the accused. During interrogation, the accused stated that he completed BTech Computer science at KK Wagh College in Nasik in 2018.After completion of his studies, he registered a firm under the name BH Infotech at Nasik for the sale of cell phones.

Further he registered his firm BH Infotech on India Mart and Just dial as a seller. Later, he started to get enquiries about the orders, he collected the money as per the sales orders to his company’s current account. After receiving purchase orders from the mobile shops along with transfer of money to his account he purchased cell phones from any wholesale shops and used to supply them to the respective online customers.

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