In a case of alleged financial fraud, a hotel manager in Navi Mumbai has been accused of swindling his employer of a substantial sum amounting to Rs 27 lakh.
In a case of alleged financial fraud, a hotel manager in Navi Mumbai has been accused of swindling his employer of a substantial sum amounting to Rs 27 lakh. The incident has prompted legal action, with an official complaint being registered against the hotel manager.
According to the PTI report, the complaint, filed under sections 420 (cheating) and 408 (criminal breach of trust), was lodged at the Taloja police station on Monday. The accused, identified as Bishwajit Das, held the position of hotel manager at an establishment situated in Khutari village of Taloja.
According to the complainant, Das purportedly undertook unauthorized actions that led to the misappropriation of funds. Specifically, it is alleged that the accused acquired a scanner from a bank without obtaining permission from the employer. Subsequently, this scanner was employed by Das to process customer payments over a period spanning from August 2022 to September 2023, the PTI reported.
During this time, the accused is accused of orchestrating a scheme through which he allegedly diverted the hotel's earnings, resulting in a financial loss amounting to Rs 27 lakh.
Recently, a couple was booked for cheating a man of Rs 24 lakh in Navi Mumbai and an offence was registered against them. The couple owned a used car dealership. According to the complaint, the duo, identified as Sajid Sheikh and his wife Shaheen, allegedly took Rs 24 lakh from the victim as an investment to purchase a car which they later sold without his knowledge. They allegedly failed to return the money to the complainant nor did they share any proceeds from the business. The couple allegedly cheated the complainant between April and October 2021.
The case against them was registered under Indian Penal Code Section 420 (Cheating) and other relevant sections.
In another case, a case was registered against unidentified persons for stealing an idol worth Rs 60,000 from a temple in Navi Mumbai. The incident took place on Wednesday night in Turbhe Naka. Efforts are on to nab the culprits, the Turbhe police station official told PTI. Meanwhile, a 33-year-old man from Navi Mumbai fell prey to "online task" fraud and lost over Rs 43 lakh to scammers who lured him under the pretext of earning big returns.