MBA student defrauded of 1.38 lakh under pretense of ‘working from home’ job; 3 reserved
Police say the fraud episode took place in August last year after the victim, who is from Assam and pursuing an MBA degree, found out about the job opportunity on social media.
According to the details of the case, the suspects first gave the victim confidence by giving him missions and paying him for the same. Moreover, they asked him to pay for the lucrative missions to earn more money in return. Unaware of their evil intentions, the victim paid an amount to one of the suspects, who claimed to have a business in Bangalore, according to the report released by the India time.
Meanwhile, cops during the investigation discovered that the account the defendant was using to receive the money was already frozen by the bank after multiple requests from police from at least 4 states.
Commenting further on the case, a senior police officer said: “We have contacted the bank and requested to return the money to the victim. We need to submit a copy of the FIR and court order to recover the money. We have already initiated the process and hope to receive the amount in the coming weeks,” according to the YOU report.