Srinagar: Police here said on Thursday it has busted a gang of fraudsters that cheated over 30 business establishments in the Kashmir Valley.
Two persons, identified as Tahir Amin and Waheed Bhat, have been arrested. The duo, along with a woman, have been cheating people for the last six months, a police officer said.
The gang used social media applications and websites like OLX.com to cheat gullible customers. They used to buy electronic articles like cell phones, LED TVs and ovens against fake bank cheques, he said.
“Similarly, they used to buy articles including electric wires, bath fittings, clothing from renowned showrooms in the valley using bank cheques to make the payments.
“On the complaint of a businessman, an FIR was lodged in Ram Munshibagh after which the arrests were made. More arrests are likely,” he said.