One from TN held for duping job-seekers

One from TN held for duping job-seekers

Hyderabad: The City Cyber Crime police arrested one Karmaghil Devagi Anbu James alias Moghil and James, who cheated unemployed youths on pretext of providing Visas and jobs in Dubai and Iran and collected nearly Rs 37 lakh from them.

The police registered a case under Sections 420, 406, 120-B IPC & Sec 66 (C) (D) of ITA Act against Karmaghil Devagi Anbu James, 23, of Karatadipalayam, Gobichettipalam, Erode, Tamil Nadu State and took up investigation.

In a complaint one Kanthi Anand of Shanthi Nagar on July 21, 2016, stated that she was cheated by the accused to the tune of Rs 37 lakh on the pretext of providing jobs and Visas to her unemployed candidates. The accused contacted her over phone as she was a consultancy agent and made her believe that they would provide Visas and jbs in Dubai, Iran and collected a total Rs 37 lakh from her. When questioned, the accused failed to provide job. The accused had contacted the complainant from email IDs: [email protected], [email protected] and mobile number: 971552657650.

The modus operandi of the accused was to collect mobile numbers of consultant agents from social websites and contact them. The accused lured them saying they would provide Visas and jobs in Dubai, Iran to their candidates. After making them believe, the accused would collect huge money from the victims and fail to provide jobs. In this manner, the accused cheated many people all over India. (NSS)