The cyber crime cell of Chandigarh Police have arrested a Delhi resident for cheating people on the pretext of winning jackpot prizes, while purchasing electronic items online. The accused Munish Kumar used to cheat people through his website www.saveinkart.com.
Inspector Harinder Sekhon of the cyber crime investigation cell said the accused had been duping people for the last one year and was arrested following a complaint by a city resident who was cheated of Rs 1.17 lakh.
How the accused duped people
Sekhon said a case had been registered at police station 11, Chandigarh, on the complaint of Piyush Nanda who is a resident of Sector 15, Chandigarh. In his report, he mentioned that he had received a call from an unknown number that he could be the lucky winner of a Royal Enfield motorcycle if he shopped from the website that was being used by the accused. Nanda shopped for a total bill of Rs 1.17 lakh and paid through PayU.com (payment gateway). However, the cost of all the items was Rs 6,200, said officials.
Nabbing the accused
Nanda lodged a complaint and when the police launched an investigation, it was found that the mobile number on the website and company was registered at an address in Badarpur, New Delhi, but the company was nowhere to be found.
All evidence, including mobile phone sets, computers and invoices, has been recovered, the director of the company.