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HYDERABAD: Hyderabad commissionerate’s cyber crime police have arrested a fraudster from Uttar Pradesh for duping a city-based woman for Rs 10.7 lakh with a false promise to marry her.
The accused Mohammed Hasib, is a member of fraudsters gang operating from Bareilly in Uttar Prdesh. “The gang members place advertisements on matrimonial websites with false details to woo victims,” cyber crimes ACP KVM Prasad said.
The accused posted his profile as a Canada based working professional with photos of a good-looking man. The victim, who is from Hyderabad, expressed her interest in the fraudster’s profile and contacted him in October 2020.
Posing as a Canada-based doctor, the accused spoke to the victim and agreed to marry her. A few months ago, the fraudster told the victim that he had sent her Rs 1 crore worth gold and diamond jewellery through a parcel service.
Subsequently, another gang member contacted the victim posing as a Customs department employee at Delhi airport and asked her to pay Rs 10.7 lakh as duty and other fees to release the parcel from Canada.
After the victim transferred the amount to the bank account mentioned by the fraudsters, there was no further communication from them, following which the victim lodged a police complaint.
Police arrested Mohammed Hasib from Bareilly and brought him to the city on a transit warrant on Saturday night.


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