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Tag: Fraud

EOW Arrests Man Who Misappropriated Rs 6 Crore Odisha Govt Subsidy
EOW Arrests Man Who Misappropriated Rs 6 Crore Odisha Govt Subsidy

The accused, Srinath Rana was arrested from Balasore in connection with the case which was initially registered with the Bharatpur Police Station on a complaint filed by K.G. Sree Charan, Director of Varushapriya Agrotech Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore.

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Indian SIM Cards Used In China For Frauds Under Lens

Indian agencies are engaged in getting details of 1,300 SIM cards as they were being used by a gang of Chinese to hack accounts and commit financial frauds, a suspected activity of a Chinese intelligence agency.

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Man Arrested For Defrauding Rs 60 Lakh From Medical Aspirant In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Khandagiri Police has arrested a man for allegedly defrauding a medical aspirant of Rs 60 lakh on promise of getting him a post-graduate seat at a private medical…

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Odisha Youth Duped By Fraudster On Pretext Of Erecting Cellular Tower

Nuapada: A youth named Subhash Thapa from Khamabahi village under Komna police limits was allegedly duped over Rs 1 Lakh by a fraudster on the pretext of erecting a mobile tower on his land. As per reports, Thapa was contacted by the fraudster disguised as a representative of Reliance Jio three months back. He offered […]

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Odisha: '420' Youth Arrested For Duping Kidney Patients Of Lakhs

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police has arrested a youth from Bhubaneswar for allegedly duping lakhs of rupees from kidney patients on the pretext of arranging donors. The arrested youth Himanshu Bhusan Nanda, aged 32, happens to be a resident of Nuapatna in Pattamundai of Kendrapara district and had been staying in Uttara area of the capital […]

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Man Picked Up By Delhi Police In Bhadrak On Fraud Charges

Bhadrak: A special squad of Delhi police has picked up a man from Naraharipur village under Dhusuri police limits in the district on charges of a fraud to the tune of around Rs 1 crore. The accused belongs to Bari area of Jajpur district. He visited his in-laws house at Naraharipur area in Bhadrak district […]

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Rs 6 Lakh Withdrawn Fraudulently From Bank Accounts Of Ram Mandir Trust

Ayodhya: An amount of Rs 6 lakh has been fraudulently withdrawn from the bank account of the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust in Ayodhya. An FIR has been lodged in this regard at the Ayodhya Kotwali police station. A team of cyber experts has also been asked to investigate the case. According to the […]

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KBC Lottery Fraud: Don't Fall For Spam Call, Know Details

New Delhi: Fraudsters have been making phone calls to unsuspecting people to collect their personal details including bank account credentials to eventually dupe them of lakhs of rupees — by luring them into the trap of the “KBC Lottery”. The miscreants have been frauding people in a similar manner since long, and even as a […]

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Conman Arrested For Trying To Cheat Odia Migrant In Name Of Actor Sabyasachi

Bhubaneswar: While the coronavirus-induced lockdown is unleashing miseries for thousands of migrant workers, for some it has come as an opportunity to dupe innocent people especially the migrants. Such an instance has come to fore where a conman tried to defraud an Odia migrant stranded in Coimbatore (now Koyampuththoor) using the name of Ollywood actor […]

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Odisha man duped of Rs 30,000 in spam phone call

Cuttack: In yet another case of cyber crime, a resident of CDA area in Cuttack lost Rs 30,000 after falling prey to a spam telephone call. The victim, Sanjay Mahakud, claims he lost the amount after following the instructions on the phone given by the person who identified himself as an employee of a financial […]

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Crime Branch Releases Advisory Warning On Illegal Money Circulation Schemes

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing(EOW) of Crime Branch, Odisha Police has released an advisory warning about the illegal money circulation schemes run by a private company. In the advisory, people have been warned about the fraud schemes of Vihaan Direct Selling (India) Private Limited, a franchisee of Hong Kong-based Q-Net Group of companies’, which lures […]

Woman Director Of Real Estate Firm Arrested For Rs 7.31 Crore Fraud
EOW Arrests Couple For Duping Man Of Rs 1.5 Crore

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested a couple for allegedly duping a man to the tune of Rs 1.5 crore. The arrested woman Mahasweta Biswal is managing director of real estate company M/s B.N. Infra Services Pvt. Ltd., while her husband Biswa Bhusan Biswal, was working as Joint […]

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Karateka Valena Valentina Duped With Stolen I-Phone By Conman

Bhubaneswar: What would you do when somebody offers a huge discount on a brand new Apple i-phone? Like many others, karate player Valena Valentina too got tempted by such offer, but the surprise soon became the shocker of her life after she found that the phone was a stolen one. Not only Valena, several government […]

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5 Held For Duping Person On Pretext Of Installing Mobile Tower

Rourkela: The cyber wing of Odisha police on Friday arrested five people for allegedly duping a person on pretext of installing mobile tower on his land, police said. The accused were arrested from Salt Lake, on the eastern fringes of Kolkata in West Bengal, they said. The person used to get calls from the accused […]

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Bank Staff Loots Rs 10 Lakh From Customer In Odisha

Bolangir: In what could turn out to be a major concern for bank account holders, a temporary staffer of Central Cooperative Bank in Bolangir allegedly looted nearly Rs 10 lakh from a customer after stealing the ATM card. However, it is alleged that police are yet to take any action. As per reports, the accused […]

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Imposter Odisha Man Held For Conning People For Jobs

Kandhamal: A man, who allegedly duped crores of rupees on the pretext of offering lucrative jobs to people was arrested by Phulbani Town Police. According to reports, Phulbani Town Police after receiving numerous complaints against the accused Rohit Behera, who cheated people in the name of offering government jobs by posing as an official, initiated […]

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PMC Bank Account Holders Can Withdraw Rs 40,000 As RBI Increases Withdrawal Limit

New Delhi: Bringing relief to thousands of stressed account holders of Punjab and Maharashtra Co-Operative Bank or PMC Bank, the Reserve Bank of India today raised withdrawal limit to Rs. 40,000 from earlier withdrawal limit of Rs. 25,000. “The Reserve Bank of India, after reviewing the bank’s liquidity position and its ability to pay its depositors has decided to […]

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RBI Imposes Heavy Penalty On 9 Banks. Here's Why

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank has slapped penalties on nine commercial banks, including State bank of India, Punjab National Bank and Bank of Baroda, for a host of violations, including delay on the reporting of fraud in the account of Kingfisher Airlines in case of two lenders. The nine lenders in separate regulatory filings said that […]

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Odisha Man Falls Prey To Fake KBC Message, Loses Over Rs 40 lakh

Sambalpur: Despite advisories being issued by Odisha Police, people continue to fall prey to several online frauds in the State. In one such incident, a resident of Hirakud area in Sambalpur lost more than Rs 40 lakh in a bid to claim Rs 4 crore prize money. As per reports, the victim had allegedly received […]

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Nirav Modi to appear via videolink from prison for UK hearing

London: Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi is set to appear via videolink from prison for a routine remand hearing before Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London on Thursday. The 48-year-old, who has been lodged at Wandsworth prison in south-west London since his arrest in March in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) […]

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Raman Singh's son-in-law charged with Rs 50-cr fraud

Raipur: Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh’s son-in-law, Puneet Gupta, has been charged with misusing his post and committing financial fraud of Rs 50 crore during his tenure as the superintendent of a state government hospital in Raipur. The police said they have been investigating the case but Gupta has not been arrested yet. According […]

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Cooperative society secretary accused of embezzling money in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Charges of embezzlement of money against secretary of Siko Primary Agricultural Cooperative Society (PACS) in Rajkanika of Kendrapara district has sparked outrage among the farmers in the area. The accused Ajay Behera has been charged with embezzling money worth lakhs of rupees by raising loans in the name of villagers. “I never even applied […]

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London Court orders extradition of Vijay Mallya to India

London: The Westminster Magistrates’ Court of London today ordered extradition of absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya to India. After the extradition order, a CBI spokesperson said, “We hope to bring him soon and conclude the case. CBI has its own inherent strengths. We worked hard on this case. We are strong on Law and facts […]

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CB arrests 4 persons for misappropriating Rs 2 crore from rural bank

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch of Odisha Police today arrested four persons including a woman on charges of misappropriating Rs 2 crore from a regional rural bank. Police informed that the arrests were made based on a complaint lodged by the regional manager of the rural bank, Odisha Gramya Bank […]

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EOW arrests 4 persons in Rs 1.22 cr-fraud at RMRC

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch arrested four persons in connection with a fraud worth Rs 1.22 crore at the Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) in Bhubaneswar. Out of the four arrested persons, two persons are non-Odia traders. As per reports, the fraud was executed using forged cheques and documents following […]

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