Saturday, January 22, 2022

Duo cheated job-seekers with fake offers in private airline, arrested

Noida: The police have arrested two men for allegedly cheating several people on the pretext of getting them jobs with a private airline, officers said on Friday.

The accused used to steal the data of customers from different job search portals and contacted people who were in need of a job.

“On Thursday, our team received a tip-off regarding suspicious activities being conducted by some people inside a building in Sector 6. A team was formed and sent to the spot,” Shyamjeet Singh, ACP Cyber Cell said.

“Our team attended to an incoming call on their phone, where the caller, who was a resident of Himachal Pradesh, revealed that he had received several calls from different numbers and the callers had taken Rs 7 lakh from him in order to get him a job at the private airline,” Singh said.

Further, the team dialled another number from one of the seized mobiles and the caller, who was a resident of Sant Ravidas Nagar in Uttar Pradesh, said that he had paid Rs 1.25 lakh to get a job at the same airline.

The two men were taken into custody and during interrogation, they revealed that they had started a company and cheated people in the name of offering them a job at the private airline.

22/01/22 Times of India

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