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Tag: Fraud

ABG Shipyard Fraud
LOC Issued Against ABG Shipyard, Directors In Rs 22,842 Cr Loan Fraud Case

In the present case, there are 28 banks involved in a consortium with a huge amount of disbursement.

Cuttack EWS Fraud: Duped, Evicted People Cry For Justice; Congress Demands CBI Probe
Cuttack EWS Fraud: Duped, Evicted People Cry For Justice; Congress Demands CBI Probe

Raja Karan had provided the houses constructed under EWS scheme at Andarpur in Cuttack to around 33 people illegally.

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.

SIM Cards
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.

Medical Cheating
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…

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ram mandir
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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

SBI job notification in May 2019
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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

GST racket busted in Rourkela; 1 person detained

Rourkela: In a major achievement, the GST intelligence wing unearthed a racket involved in fraudulent GST transactions amounting to crores of rupees in Rourkela today. As per reports, the racket was active since the introduction of GST by the union government and had been causing massive losses to the state exchequer by availing benefits under […]

Stock market regulatory authority sues Elon Musk for fraud

New York: The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday presented charges against the founder of Tesla Inc., Elon Musk, accusing him of fraud after last month he announced on Twitter that he was planning to take the automaker private. The SEC, which filed its lawsuit in a New York court, says that Musk issued “false […]

Flat buyers allege duping by Hi-Tech Estate & Promoters

Bhubaneswar: Several investors today alleged Hi-Tech Estate and Promoters Private Limited of duping them on the pretext of providing houses. According to sources, investors alleged that Hi-Tech Estate had collected lakhs of rupees from them in the name of providing them houses in Sunderpada area on the outskirts of the city. Though they had booked […]

Top cop of Quick Action Team suspended over charges of fraud

Bhubaneswar: Chief of Quick Action Team (QAT), sub-inspector Deepak Lenka was suspended today. Lenka was suspended following allegations that he was involved in several fraud cases. Police Commissioner Satyajit Mohanty issued the suspension order of Lenka and said that a new QAT team will be formed soon. Along with one assistant sub-inspector of police, eight […]

ORHDC scam: High Court asks 5 accused including IAS officer to surrender

Bhubaneswar: The Orissa High Court rejected the plea of five persons including IAS officer and former director of Odisha Rural Housing Development Corporation (ORHDC), Binod Kumar, and directed them to surrender before the Vigilance court in connection with Rs 55 lakh-financial fraud in 2000. As all of them have been pronounced guilty and the quantum […]

Koraput Jagannath Temple Committee alleges financial irregularity

Koraput: A police complaint was filed on Saturday alleging financial irregularities at Jagannath Temple in Koraput. The temple’s operating committee lodged the complaint after a payment of Rs 6,97,900 via cheque for providing iron angles in 2012 was made to the wrong company. Following which Koraput police started an investigation into the case. The matter […]

Online fraud: Bengaluru police begins probe in Rourkela

Rourkela: A team of Bengaluru police today reached Rourkela and started investigation into the online racket that defrauded people across the country to the tune of lakhs of rupees. A member of the gang identified as Chetan Sharma has been arrested by Rourkela police. The police also seized nine pass books of different banks in […]

60th Senior Police Conference
Odisha clamps down on registration of false accident cases to defraud insurance cos

Cuttack: Odisha DGP RP Sharma on Monday issued a stern warning to police officers facilitating registration of fake accident cases in connivance with fraudsters to defraud insurance companies. The move comes in the wake of rising fraudulent insurance claims that have assumed serious proportions in Odisha. After taking cognizance of the alarming trend, Sharma has […]

Tender fraud: Bolangir superintending engineer’s role alleged

Bolangir: While investigation into the tender fraud by Suraj Enterprises is on in full swing, questions are being raised on the alleged role of Bolangir Superintending Engineer (Roads and Building) Upendra Kumar Mund in the forgery. It is alleged that even though the State Bank of India (SBI) main branch at Bhawanipatna had apprised the […]

Maradona claims daughters stole nearly $2 mn from him

Milan: Argentine soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona will sue his two daughters for allegedly defrauding him of $1,850,000, Italian media and Argentine television reported on Thursday. Maradona has instructed his lawyer to take legal action against his 30-year-old daughter Dalma and his 28-year-old daughter Gianinna for allegedly stealing the money and transferring it to a […]

Globe-trotting ATM fraud arrested

New Delhi: An ATM fraudster, who has cheated at least 50 people over the last three years, has been arrested here, police said on Saturday. Deputy Commissioner of Police Nupur Prasad said the accused Sandeep, 28, was arrested from Farsh Bazar area of east Delhi on Thursday. Prasad said that Sandeep, a resident of Punjab, […]

Fraudster using Babusan’s fake Facebook account arrested

Jajpur: The Panikoili police of Jajpur district today arrested a person from Khariar area of Nuapada district on the charge of cheating people impersonating as Ollywood actor Babusan through a fake Facebook ID. The police arrested him on the basis of a complaint lodged by a woman of Panikoili. As per the complainant, the accused […]

In the name of GST: Teleshopping offer takes youth on a ride!

Bhubaneswar: Have you ever been a victim of teleshopping fraud? It was nothing less than a shock for Bhubaneswar resident Bikrant Kumar who received small idols of deities instead of a phone he had ordered through teleshopping. According to reports, some days back Bikrant had received a call from an unknown number and was offered […]