Rising circumstances of thugs promising excessive returns, disappearing with cash: Goa Police
Occasions of India | 18 hours in the past | 22-09-2022 | 11:52 am
instances of India
18 hours in the past | 22-09-2022 | 11:52 am
Panaji: Goa Police has mentioned that there’s an growing pattern of crime within the state by many Goans of Goa by luring them to excessive return on funding, gathering big sums of cash after which disappearing from Goa. Within the newest case, Noor Ahmed, a local of Bihar who has allegedly duped round 200 individuals, primarily in Vasco, was caught in a joint operation by the police on the Indo-Nepal border utilizing the identical modus operandi. The EOC has registered a First Info Report (FIR) in opposition to Ahmed on fees of dishonest. Police mentioned Ahmed duped his victims of over Rs 3 crore on the pretext of giving them a flat after which disappeared. Round 60 complaints of fraud have been filed in opposition to Ahmed earlier than his arrest. Crime Department Superintendent of Police (SP) Nidhi Valsan mentioned, “After we inquired, we discovered that he had cheated over 200 individuals.” Below the scheme, Ahmed used to take 5 lakh rupees within the title of promoting flats to the victims. They have been informed that they might be given the flat on lengthy lease and that they might be the house owners of the flat for a while. The victims have been additionally promised month-to-month returns. Initially, many victims have been additionally given month-to-month returns. The fraud got here to gentle when the flat house owners, who had been cheated, clashed with the victims and requested them to pay the hire or vacate the premises. After they tried to contact Ahmed, he was not out there on the telephone and his workplace was additionally closed. Ahmed, who has been residing in Goa for practically 9 years, began this scheme in 2018. Up to now, the Financial Offenses Wing (EOC) of Goa Police has registered eight circumstances of dishonest. Valson mentioned, “Now we have come throughout circumstances the place individuals have invested their whole retirement advantages in such schemes. Cautioning individuals in opposition to such false guarantees, Valson mentioned that if anybody is approached with a scheme promising giant month-to-month or quarterly returns, they need to research it fastidiously and discover out if one thing goes incorrect. If doubtful, the police needs to be knowledgeable.