Mumbai realtor held for job fraud in Hyderabad

When questionable emails and SMSs are noticed online, in newspapers or pamphlets, verify authenticity of information by forwarding to [email protected]

By   |  Published: 3rd Feb 2017  10:44 pm

Hyderabad: A realtor from Mumbai was caught by Crime Investigation Department (CID) for allegedly duping aspirants by offering jobs in an Airline Company in UK.

Nitin Ramvilas Prasad (32) from Andheri West in Mumbai was nabbed at Swatantra Senani park, Andheri on January 31. He was brought to the city on a prisoner’s transit warrant and produced in a local court which remanded him to judicial custody.

Prasad colluded with Sanjeev Bose from Kolkata and an unknown Nigerian, and facilitated fake roaming current account belonging to himself and received amounts from job aspirants. Likewise, the gang received Rs 10.70 lakh from an aspirant from the city in instalments through RTGS and cheques, and duped him.

Based on his complaint, the CID booked a case in 2010 and arrested two persons then. Two more were apprehended in 2014. However, Prasad was caught on January 31. Bose and Nigerian national were still absconding, said CID Inspector P Vijay Kumar.

In the wake of series of frauds committed by Nigerian nationals in connivance with locals, the CID has cautioned people not to fall prey to SMSs’ and emails relating to job frauds, lotteries, and donations.

When such questionable emails and SMSs are noticed online, in newspapers and free pamphlets, authenticity of such information should be verified by forwarding them to [email protected]