Bhopal: E-fraudsters offering scam stock investments busted, two arrested

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BHOPAL: Cyber crime branch on Friday busted an inter-state gang of fraudsters involved in duping people on pretext of investing in stock market, offering lucrative returns. Police nabbed two members of the gang while the kingpin is still on the run.
Police succeeded in freezing Rs 10 lakh lying in fraudulent bank accounts used by the kingpin. The accused targeted victims in MP, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Hyderabad, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Kerala, West Bengal, Telangana and Delhi. The nabbed account supplier and the kingpin of the gang are both in the sea-food business. Cyber crime branch busted the gang while investigating the complaint filed by a Bhopal based lady doctor on October 18.
ASP Zone-1 Ankit Jaiswal said, the complainant woman told police that she fell in the net of online fraudsters through a link to invest in the stock market sent by them on social media platform in November 2020. She clicked on the…

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