An offence has been registered in opposition to an unidentified particular person after a person from suburban Borivali right here was allegedly duped of Rs 2.10 lakh in a lottery rip-off, police mentioned on Sunday.
Primarily based on a criticism, the MHB police lately registered a primary data report (FIR), an official mentioned.
The complainant had bought an equipment from a web based retailer in 2019. Two years later, he acquired a letter from West Bengal, which was allegedly from the shop stating that he had been chosen for a fortunate draw, he mentioned.
The sufferer acquired a scratch card, which revealed that he had received a automobile price Rs 10.4 lakh as the primary prize and he acquired a name from a person posing as a senior government with the net retailer, the official mentioned.
The caller gave the sufferer the choice of amassing the automobile or having the quantity transferred to his account, and he selected the latter, he mentioned.
Nonetheless, to assert Rs 10.4 lakh, the unidentified accused requested the sufferer to deposit Rs 2.10 lakh as processing charges and different expenses, the official mentioned.
Regardless of depositing the quantity, the caller began demanding more cash and the complainant sensed one thing amiss and demanded a refund, which he didn’t get, he added.
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