Gang duping people with fake insurance schemes busted

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Gang duping people with fake insurance schemes busted

Friday, 16 April 2021 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

State cyber cell busted an interstate gang involved in duping victims in the name of renewing lapse policies and arrested four members of gang from Kanpur, UP and Delhi; police have recovered data of about 20,000 companies.

One of the victims was duped to the tune of Rs 40 lakh from 2018 to 2020 in the name of renewing lapse Bajaj Alliance policy and when the investigation was done nexus was unearthed.

During the raids conducted in different places and different states a DVR, an internet modem, 16 mobile phones, 6 SIM cards, 2 CPUs, 5 debit cards, three bank checks, insurance policy data sheets. Police have registered a case under sections 420, 120B, 201  IPC and 66D of IT Act.

The police found that the accused are operating the nexus from Kanpur, UP and Delhi and different parts of Delhi.

The first accused nabbed was Nitin Trivedi from Kanpur who had collected Rs 5 lakh in Axis and HDFC bank accounts. He had transferred some amount to aides in Delhi.

After receiving information about his other partner through Nitin Trivedi through which funds were received in his accounts, accused Arpit Gupta of Delhi, Gurgaon, was arrested by the investigation team in Gurgaon who had worked for A U. Small  Finance Bansk as Area Manager in the Corporate Salary Department .

Arpit and Nitin Trivedi have worked together at IndusInd Bank Delhi in the past. Both the accused worked with the online fraudster gangs.

Another accused was nabbed from Delhi  who identified as Suprabhat Mali.The fourth accused Raghu Anand was nabbed from Faridabad, Haryana. He used to operate Laika Ayurveda Health and Beauty Private Limited, by employing young men and women in the office, after receiving the insurance policy data of various companies, they used to call policy holders and lured them and cheat in the name of process fee.

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