12 men held in NCR for duping over 200 people

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NATIONAL | September 8, 2019(AIR):

Twelve men have been arrested from the National Capital Region for allegedly duping over 200 people, of rupees 13 crores by making them invest in bogus investment plans.

The Police said, the accused had been operating a fake call centre for two years under the nose of authorities and were arrested from Gurgaon and Faridabad.

The scam came to light after the 63-year-old retired bank manager filed a police complaint on July 26, that he was cheated of more than Rs 20 lakh by the accused, who induced him to invest in fake insurance plans.

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During the investigation, police analysed the account statements and found over Rs 13 crore was deposited to these accounts from 225 people across the country over two years.