Nagpur. Cyber thug cheated a young man in the name of work from home. Pratapnagar police have registered a case on the complaint of Ashutosh Avinash Dev (27), a resident of Vidya Vihar Colony. On the morning of December 21, an unknown accused sent a message on Ashutosh’s mobile about the availability of work from home online jobs.
Ashutosh contacted the accused. The accused sent a link on his mobile and asked him to deposit Rs 1000 first to take the order. Ashutosh transferred Rs 1000 as told by the accused.
To build trust, the accused sent a message of depositing a bonus of Rs 12.88 in the first instance. After this, saying that he will get bonus daily and asked to deposit the amount. After taking Rs 62,974, the accused did not give any amount to Ashutosh. On coming to know of the fraud, he complained to the police. The police have registered a case under cheating and IT Act.