The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested three foreign nationals from Jawahar Park, New Delhi for allegedly cheating the complainant to the tune of Rs.18.20 lakhs (approx).
It was alleged that the accused used a unique modus operandi to cheat the complainant. They befriended victim through social networking media and convinced her that they have huge money which they wanted to invest in India. Thereafter, they asked the victim to deposit the money in different accounts on the fake pretext such as custom charges of heavy gold ornaments that they brought to India for that lady; Income Tax for the huge amount being transferred to the account of the victim & conversion charges of the amount in Indian currency etc.
During searches, certain phone numbers; one laptop; Internet Data dongle; some more phone SIMs and two passports apparently containing fake VISA of India have also been recovered.
The arrested accused were produced today before the CMM, Dwarka, New Delhi and were remanded to Police Custody till 19.01.2016
Further investigation is continuing.