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Friday, September 23, 2022
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Beware of fraudulent customers! Fraud occurs under the guise of online payment

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MUMBAI: If a person who comes to your shop for a purchase pays for the item online, is the money credited to your account? Be sure to check this out because Sakinaka police have busted an online fraudulent group that used a fake money transfer account in the name of online payments.

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Three people booked a room to stay at a hotel in Sakinaka Police Station area. The bill of these three was up to fifty thousand. Leaving the hotel, the three pretended to have paid the hotel manager through the Spoof Paytm app. Seeing the message of mobile payment, the hotel manager also let them go.

The money was not deposited in the bank account at the time the hotel owner inquired at the bank. When the hotel manager saw a video of the Spoof Payatm app cheating on YouTube, he realized that he had been cheated too. Sakinaka police launched an investigation after the hotel owner lodged a complaint in the matter.

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Police have traced the mobile location of the accused and arrested the three accused in just two hours. The accused have been identified as Anas Abdul Kalam Sheikh (23), Ibrahim Samasuddin Qazi (27) and Ayush Suhas Jagdale. All the accused are natives of Uttar Pradesh. The accused committed fraud in Mumbai under the name Spoof Payatm app. Sakinaka police are investigating who the other members of the gang are.

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