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Mysuru: Three fraudsters arrested, Rs 24 lakh recovered

Fraudsters held in Mysuru
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Mysuru: The CEN police has arrested three fraudsters and recovered Rs. 24 lakh from them. It is said that the accused were duping unemployed persons and collecting money promising of lucrative jobs abroad and disappearing.

Speaking to mediapersons here on Friday July 8, District Superintendent of Police R. Chetan has informed that the Police have arrested three accused from  Bengaluru who had cheated a Mechanical Engineer by giving him a job offer of Rs. 48 lakh by advertising online.

He said the Mechanical Engineer is a resident of Satagahalli in the outskirts of City had lost his job due to Corona. He was searching on Google for a job. During his search he came in contact with  Eminent Mind Technologies Private limited and applied for the job. The company has received Rs. 48,80,200 in several installments from November 5, 2020 to April 5, 2020, by promising him that he has been selected for the job and the selection process will be completed if he sends the money. Later, when no work was given, the engineer lodged a complaint with the CEN Crime Police Station.

Police has recovered 7 keypad mobiles, 4 smart phones, 11 SIM cards, 2 laptops, 3 fake seals and Rs. 24 lakh from the arrested. The accused have been produced before the court and are remanded to police custody. It is said that the arrested duped hundreds of youths by promising them lucrative jobs in their company.

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