Delhi-based man held for running fake jackpot portal

Mar 12, 2016, 17:35 IST | PTI

Chandigarh: A Delhi-based man was arrested for allegedly cheating people by luring them with jackpot prizes, police said Saturday.

Chandigarh Cyber Crime Investigation Cell on Saturday said that Munish Kumar, resident of Delhi's Dwarka area, was arrested after he was found running a portal to dupe customers, police said.

A complainant said that he had received a call from an unknown number from Delhi that he could win a Royal Enfield motorcycle, following which he paid Rs 1,17,000 to Kumar online, they said.

Acting on a tip off, police conducted a raid at a residential complex in Mehrauli in Delhi and found a call centre being run from the house where fake invoices generated by the company were recovered, police said.

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