The West Bengal CID has arrested one person from a five-star hotel in the city for allegedly duping several people of crores of rupees posing as an officer of state owned steel major SAIL, a senior officer said today.
"The victim made a payment of Rs 58,32,000 through RTGS. The case was registered in Puducherry 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.
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. Puducherry police are looking into the matter," he said.
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