Sunday, 25 February 2018 | PNS | Dehradun-
Cybercrimes leading to arrests of the fraudsters continuing in Dehradun, two Nigerian nationals were nabbed on Saturday. The duo had allegedly lured people into paying money in the name of fake business investments. Police acted after a case was filed in cybercrime police station in Dehradun. The duo is identified as James John Uche and Cristopher Chukwudubem. They were found having several ATM cards, six mobile phones and Nigerian passports.
Police said that the duo used to send emails to different people luring them to invest in some business in India with a mutual partnership. “Nearly, Rs2crore has landed into their accounts through these fraudulent deals. The case was later transferred to the cybercrime department that led to the arrest of the duo. Investigation of the case was led by Bharat Singh and inspector Pankaj Pokhriyal,” a police officer associated with the case said.
Notably, after the case had surfaced, police had nabbed three accused from Arunachal Pradesh who while being questioned had given away names of others. Two more had been later arrested from Noida.
While addressing media conference in Dehradun on Saturday, a senior police officer Ridhim Agarwal said that the people should desist from sharing their personal details on the social platform like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, which is one of the major reasons of the fraud cases.
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