A Karnataka native was allegedly duped of greater than Rs 8 lakh on the pretext of a work-from-home alternative that concerned subscribing to a YouTube channel, police right here stated on Thursday.
In response to a criticism filed by Saritha S, a local of Karnataka who lives within the Sector 43 space, she acquired a WhatsApp message relating to a chance to earn cash via earn a living from home.
As per the message, the preliminary proposal was to solely subscribe to a YouTube channel and get Rs 50 per subscription. The sender posed as Yusfat, assistant supervisor, HR of Aidnet world advertising firm.
“I subscribed to 2 channels; I bought a name from the receptionist Laila who requested me to share my Telegram ID. Once I messaged Laila on Telegram, she subscribed to another channels and paid Rs 150. Then I used to be added to a Telegram group having 180 members. All these individuals had been performing some job,” she stated.
Lalia advised the lady that she’s going to earn revenue for finishing duties assigned to her.
The complainant stated she was cheated of Rs 8.20 lakh by way of these duties and didn’t earn any revenue.
An FIR was registered in opposition to the unknown accused below sections 419 (dishonest by impersonation) and 420 (dishonest) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at cybercrime, Manesar police station on Wednesday.
Police stated the investigation is underway.
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