Jammu: Officials said that a man in Reasi district in Jammu was duped of over ₹ 19 lakh by a gang of cyber fraudsters led by a woman who claimed to be an official in the RBI Forex Department, New Delhi.
The spokesman said that the Jammu and Kashmir Police’s Crime Branch on Wednesday registered a case against Soni Sharma and her six associates, mostly residents of Delhi, after preliminary investigation established prima facie offence against them.
Ravinder Singh Nag of Katra, in his complaint, claimed that he was deceived by Soni, who identified herself as an official of RBI, Forex Department, New Delhi.
Furtherly he alleged that she conned him by claiming that she had a huge sum of money with her and was interested in establishing business with partners in the country.
Furtherly, the , the spokesman said that Mr Nag complained that Soni promised him huge return on his investments and thus duped him of his hard earned ₹ 19, 33,174 which he transferred to different accounts as advance tax money and other expenditure.
Other accused are named Roto Kuldeep, Nadeem Khan, Harish Kumar, Mandeep Singh and Kamil Ali (all from Delhi) and Rakesh from Nagaland, he said.