CB Takes Up Investigation In Online Recruitment Scam

SRINAGAR — In a communication from the Cyber Crime Cell, Kashmir wherein it has been revealed that an online recruitment agency has duped people from different districts of Kashmir Valley on the pretext of providing them jobs in Air-Port Authority of India, Crime Branch has taken cognizance of the case and started investigation into the matter.

During the course of preliminary verification conducted by the Cyber Crime Cell it was found that the complainants have deposited money in some four branches of State Bank of India  in New Delhi amounting to five Lakh  eighty eight thousand, six hundred.

The communication further revealed that these fraudsters were collecting information of the candidates through on-line consultancy, job website or through advertisement. They then call or get in touch with the candidates through e-mail for their selection in various Indian and Multi-National companies. In this manner they grabbed huge amounts on the pretext of providing the jobs in a fraudulent and dishonest manner.

The Crime Branch has registered the case vide FIR No.36/2018 U/S 420 RPC. 66 D of I.T Act. registered and further investigation has been taken up.

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