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Karnataka HC quashes criminal proceedings against QNet

QNet is a Hong Kong-headquartered direct selling and multi-level marketing company

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Dilip Kumar Jha Mumbai
In a landmark judgment, Karnataka High Court quashed criminal proceedings against direct selling and multi-level marketing company QNet's executive Naresh Balasubramaniam in a cybercrime case over alleged defrauding of two customers by selling products online.
 
Balasubramaniam, a resident of Kuala Lumpur, had approached the Karnataka High Court for a case against him by the cyber crime police (Economic Offences Division) on a complaint filed by one of its Bengaluru-based customers named as Pragya.
 
The respondent (Pragya) had alleged the cyber crime police in June 2016 that QNet, through its local representative, has defrauded by persuading her to purchase

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First Published: Feb 25 2017 | 12:18 AM IST

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