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Fraudster held from city 5-star hotel

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The CID has arrested one person from a five-star hotel in the city for allegedly several people of crores of rupees posing as an of state owned major SAIL, a said today.

State CID sleuths along with Police arrested Shyam yesterday, for allegedly posing as the AGM of SAIL in a website and asking people to buy the products of SAIL.

As per a complaint lodged by the owner of a Puducherry-based organisation, failed to deliver an order of 35 mt of through a website operated by the accused, the said.

"The victim made a payment of Rs 58,32,000 through RTGS. The case was registered in on July 26. Initial probe revealed that accused had been introducing himself as Bholanath Biswas working as the AGM Marketing of SAIL and used to ask customers to purchase SAIL products," he said.

The Police approached CID and the two conducted raids and nabbed the accused, staying at a five-star hotel in the city.

Initial investigation revealed that the accused has duped several people across the country since 2014 and earned crores of rupees by cheating them, he said.

"The accused, who is a resident of Durgapur, has admitted his crime. are looking into the matter," he said.

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First Published: Sun, July 29 2018. 22:25 IST