Man gifts luxury car worth Rs 55 lakh to wife for birthday, turns out to be stolen vehicle

Doubts began to arise and the mechanics checked the VIN number on the chassis only to realize the car was a stolen one. Soon, police were alerted who then impounded the car and seized it.

Maserati car

In a bizarre incident, a man was conned out of Rs 55 lakh after the expensive car he had purchased to gift his wife on her birthday turned out to be a stolen vehicle.

According to reports, Jason Scott, an Army veteran bought a second-hand 2021 Maserati SUV through a website to surprise his wife on her birthday. The matter came to the fore after he brought the stylish car for a routine maintenance check.