Duped

  • Delhi: Two youths arrested for duping buyers September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Two youths, who used to allegedly dupe gullible buyers by posting online ads of highend smartphones at throwaway prices and then handed them cheap duplicates have been arrested, police said. The two accused, identified as Harpreet Singh (21) and Sahil (21) were arrested by the staff of Outer district....
  • 35yearold woman arrested for robbing 5 'husbands' July 15, 2014

    A 35yearold woman was arrested along with her accomplices in neighbouring Baran district for allegedly duping five men into marrying her before fleeing away with their money and valuables, police said on Tuesday. Kusum alias Pooja was part of a gang of about fivesix members who would flee with the money...
  • Kerala: Woman arrested for duping on pretext of IPL selection trials June 16, 2014

    Kochi: A 43yearold woman has been arrested for fraud after she allegedly conducted selection trials for boys by falsely promising them IPL berths. Nazarath Shahabuddhin from Thiruvananthapuram was arrested by Aluva police following complaints from the boys' parents and remanded in judicial custody, police said on Monday. ...
  • KXIP duped of Rs. 14 crore by title sponsor October 16, 2013

    New Delhi: KPH Dream Cricket Pvt Ltd, the owners and promoter of the IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab, has filed a criminal complaint against its title sponsor, NVD Solar Ltd and its officials, for "cheating and duping" them of around Rs 14 crore which they were supposed to pay it...
  • Indian woman flees Oman after duping $10 million from investors September 2, 2013

    An Indian woman has allegedly duped a number of Indian investors to the tune of USD 10 million in Oman and fled the country, according to a report. According to the victims, the swindler lured them by showing forged ministry papers claiming to be the in-charge of several projects, the Times...
  • Panel probing Odisha chit-fund scam extends deadline September 2, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: A one-man commission probing the multi-crore-rupee Odisha chit-fund scam has extended the deadline for submission of complaints to Sep 18, the commission secretary said Monday. The commission was appointed in May to probe the alleged fraud committed by chit-fund companies and suggest ways to safeguard the interests of investors affected....
  • The Citizen Journalist Show: A builders Special June 2, 2013

    This week's CJ special highlights the builderbuyer issues. Watch to find out how to avoid being duped! ...
  • Slain soldier Hemraj Singh's wife duped of Rs 10 lakh April 6, 2013

    Mathura: The wife of slain soldier Lance Naik Hemraj was duped of Rs 10 lakh on Friday in the presence of her brotherinlaw and a relative near a petrol pump in the outskirts of Kosi town area. In her complaint, Dharmvati, the widow of Hemraj said that one Amit Kumar,...
  • Mumbai: Two booked for duping bank of Rs 1.30 crore February 5, 2013

    Thane: A man hunt has been launched for two men who allegedly duped the all women Shatabdi Mahila Sahakari Bank here to a tune of Rs 1.30 crore on the pretext of taking loans for buying 27 cars, police said on February 5. The accused Joncy Koshey and Mukund Mishra...
  • Man held for duping businessman of 2 Audi SUVs December 8, 2012

    New Delhi: A 27yearold man has been arrested on the charge of duping a Delhibased businessman of his two Audi SUVs on the pretext of selling the vehicles at a reasonable price. The antiExtortion Cell of Crime Branch on November 30 had apprehended Sumit Walia, alias Sunny Walia, who had...
  • Boy lands in trouble for trying to dupe hotelier November 11, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: A teenaged boy landed in trouble after he put fried cockroaches in biriyani at a hotel in Thiruvananthapuram in a bid to extract money from the owner, cashing in on the government crackdown on unhygienic eateries. According to police, the student came to a small hotel and ordered biriyani...
  • Man booked for duping blind daughter of flat March 7, 2012

    Mumbai: It took them a while, but officials at Chembur police station have finally registered an FIR against Uday Agarwal for allegedly fraudulently wresting a Rs 1 crore flat from his visually impaired daughter. Neha, 21, had lodged written complaints with Chembur police as well as the zonal deputy commissioner...
  • Casanova arrested for duping girls on Facebook July 21, 2011

    Mumbai: A Facebook Casanova, who duped several teenage girls into parting with cash and jewellery by posing as an NRI on the social networking site, landed behind bars on Wednesday. Vijay Bahadur Khatri (23) is believed to have conned nearly 25 girls by befriending them on Facebook, claiming that his...
  • Wannabe gigolos duped by Pune couple January 12, 2011

    Pune: A couple who lured men with a tempting promise to turn them into 'gigolos' has been arrested by police following complaints by the disillusioned youths who found themselves duped. Fahad Hakkim and his 20yearold wife Bushra were nabbed at Ambernath by Pune police in Mumbai on Monday on a complaint...
  • Man duped of Rs 35,000 by duo in police uniform January 5, 2011

    He handed them his bag filled with cash and other belongings for a security check. And when he opened it some time later, the cash was missing and in its place were scraps of paper. The victim, Mohammed Mushtaq, a native of Jammu and Kashmir, had come to the Capital on...
  • 25yearold duped online, commits suicide November 27, 2007

    New Delhi: A 25 year old hotel management professional in Kerala committed suicide last Sunday after he was duped by an international job racket. Usha Rajan has to force herself to get out of bed everyday and face a life without her son Praveen. His room lies exactly as he...
  • IT professionals say B'lore Country Club cheated them August 3, 2007

    Bangalore: It is a coveted Platinum Card that Arun Dutta claims is the root cause for all his misery. Arun says he's been duped by one of the leading family club chains in the country Country Club. According to Arun, Country Club had promised him that on becoming a...