Two held for duping people through hedge fund investments in New Delhi

Feb 10, 2018, 09:06 IST | ANI

The Cyber Cell of Delhi Crime Branch arrested two people for allegedly duping people of Rs 7,50,000 by luring them to invest in Russia based company 'Rosneft hedge fund'

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The Cyber Cell of Delhi Crime Branch arrested two people for allegedly duping people of Rs 7,50,000 by luring them to invest in Russia based company 'Rosneft hedge fund'. The two accused were identified as Ashish Malik and Sandeep Kaushik

The arrest has been made under Section 420 and 120-B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and money circulation schemes (Banning) Act-1978. The complaint was registered by Vinod Kumar and Ravinder Pal Saini which stated that the accused had taken Rs.7,50,000 from complainant by luring people to invest in Rosneft hedges fund, to be the part of Russia based oil company.

The accused persons are taking money in the form of Bitcoins, cash and cheque by luring them to invest in Rosneft hedges fund. The culprits had changed the name of this company as RHF Coin and RHF Gold whose leader has been identified as Ajay Harinath, resident of Mumbai. Another accused, Sunil Singh Chauhan was already arrested in Punjab's Barnala and is lodged at Mansa Jail. Malik, Chauhan and Kaushik had introduced themselves as the owners of Rosneft hedges fund to the victims.

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