An individual residing in Bihar has been apprehended on charges of defrauding an accountant employed by a real estate firm of a sum totaling ₹66.41 lakh through an internet fraudulent scheme. The defendant was presented before a regional court and thereafter transported to Pune.
The authorities have successfully retrieved a cellular device, subscriber identity module (SIM) cards, and currency from the individual under suspicion. The investigation is currently underway with the objective of identifying and apprehending additional individuals who may be involved.
The individual residing in Bihar has been apprehended by cyber crime investigators on charges of defrauding an accountant employed by a real estate company of a sum amounting to ₹66.41 Lakh through an online fraudulent scheme that transpired on May 18th.
The individual in question, named Bishal Kumar Bharat Manjhi (21) and hailing from Siwan in Bihar, was apprehended on September 3. Subsequently, the accused was shown before the Siwan court, which gave the cyber police the transit remand to facilitate the transfer of the accused to Pune. Manjhi was presented before the court in Pune, where he was subsequently put into police custody till September 11.
As per the statement provided by investigating officer Chandrashekhar Sawant, the law enforcement authorities have successfully retrieved a cellular device, six subscriber identity module (SIM) cards, and a sum of ₹3,000 in currency from the individual under suspicion.
The cyber investigation primarily concentrated on conducting technical inquiries pertaining to the mobile number, email address, and payment links that were disseminated by the accused with the intention of embezzling funds.
As per the statement provided by law enforcement authorities, the individual who lodged the complaint reported receiving a communication from an unknown source. The sender of this message purported to be the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the organization and issued instructions to transfer funds into three separate accounts.
Ongoing investigation is being conducted to ascertain the identities of additional individuals and apprehend them.
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