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Maharashtra: Tele callers dupe man on pretext of mobile tower installation | Pune News

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PUNE: The Vishrantwadi police are investigating a criticism registered by a 32-12 months-aged jobless man on Sunday stating that tele callers duped him to the tune of Rs 27,460 on the pretext of installing a cellular tower on his plot at Daund near Pune in December final 12 months.
“The tele callers identified as Suyog Adhav a resident of Bhairavnagar in Dhanori and told him that a mobile business had prepared to install a mobile tower on his house. The callers lured him by expressing that the business will spend a deposit of Rs 15 lakh and will pay out month to month rent of Rs 12,000 to him,” mentioned inspector (crime) Vijay Shinde on Monday.
Shinde stated, “The tele callers instructed Adhav to deposit registration service fees between other charges of Rs 27,460 for finalising the deal and collected image copies of his voters card and Aadhar card. Adhav did not satisfy the tele callers in human being and nor did he confirm their qualifications and nor did he contact the business for verifying specifics. Believing them to be real reps of the firm, Adhav transferred funds via e-wallet in the tele caller’s bank account.”
Adhav later on realised that he was cheated because the callers continued to make funds calls for. An FIR relating to dishonest was registered under the appropriate sections of the Indian Penal Code and Details Technological know-how Act,” he added.
Adhav was not accessible for responses when TOI staffer contacted him on phone.


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