June 2, 2023
Online 'Girlfriend' Dupes Delhi Man Of Rs 1.5 Lakh After Obscene Video Call On WhatsApp | India News

NEW DELHI: Twenty-two-year-old Naved Khan, a resident of Laxmi Nagar right here, lately acquired a WhatsApp message on his cell phone which learn, ‘Will you romance with me? Reply Sure/No’. Seconds after responding with a “Sure”, he bought a video name from a lady who launched herself as Pooja from Agra.

“She began undressing and requested me to take off my trousers. I did not take away them fully however she made a recording. Later, I acquired a WhatsApp message that they’ve made my recording and are going to place it on social media websites,? Khan wrote in his criticism to police.

He added, “Out of concern, I uninstalled WhatsApp and deleted all my social media accounts. However the subsequent day I bought a name from somebody who launched himself as an officer of Delhi Police’s cyber cell. He stated that he has a criticism towards me based mostly on which he was going to problem a warrant.”

The fraudster requested him to make a video name for which Khan reinstalled WhatsApp and spoke to him. He then requested Khan to contact one Monu Panchal who would assist him get his video deleted.

When Khan referred to as Panchal, he demanded Rs 21,800 to get the job carried out. He additionally promised that the cash can be returned later.

“He gave me an account variety of Axis Financial institution which was within the identify of Jatin Kukreja. I transferred the cash however was then requested to deposit the identical quantity three extra instances totalling Rs 64,500 as three extra movies needed to be deleted. I used to be given one other account of HDFC financial institution which was within the identify of Ramgopal,? Khan stated in his criticism which has been transformed into an FIR by police.

A while later, Khan once more bought a name from Panchal who stated that he had written an e mail to the cyber cell officer to course of his case and that he ought to speak to him.

“After I referred to as the cyber cell officer, he demanded Rs 1.5 lakh extra. Upon my request, he diminished the quantity and I paid the cash. However he saved on asking for extra money,” Khan stated, including that he had no choice however to report the matter to police.

In line with the cyber cell, the matter is being probed and efforts are on to determine the criminals.

Investigators say that luring harmless folks by exhibiting recorded obscene movies has grow to be a typical modus operandi of cybercriminals.

A gang of cybercriminals, who used to blackmail folks by making obscene video calls, was busted in Shahdara on March 27, officers stated.

Rohit Meena, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Shahdara District stated as an alternative of entering into the lure of such gangs out of concern of being shamed on social media, folks ought to instantly report such issues to authorities.