July 31, 2021

Two involved in international online cheating scam arrested

Two persons, allegedly hired by Chinese nationals, have been arrested in connection with an international online cheating scam. They used to allegedly induce people to invest online in wine and spice market and cheated people of ₹25 crore, police said on Wednesday.

DCP (South-East) R.P. Meena said that the accused have been identified as Nagaraju Karmanchi (31), a resident of Gurugram, and Kondala Subash (31), a resident of Secunderabad.

Police said that a complaint was received wherein the complainant stated that he met one of the accused persons, Soo Yeon Park, allegedly a South Korean national, on a dating app and he was promised huge returns on his investment. He told police that initially more than 20% returns were given to him in three to four days on investment of ₹5,000.

Police said that the victim was asked to make account on a given website and the money got deposited by accused persons in four separate accounts of…

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