Nagpur Police has arrested the fraudsters who have been looting people over the promise to provide them jobs in abroad. The cyber cell has arrested four members of Nigerian gang which were operating from Delhi informed Additional Commissioner of Prolice Sunil Phulari.
The gang looted Rs 41.7 lakh from a retired nurse who is a resident of Gittikhadan area in July over false promise to provide her job in abroad.
The nurse who was contacted through Facebook was asked to deposit money in a bank account which was provided by the accused as was directed to collect and pay the fees of the parcel which had arrived at the airport.
Soon she came to understand that she was duped and filed a case of fraud against the gang in Gittikhadan Police station.
Cyber cell in their investigation tracked the account number provided by the accused. Police found that the bank account belonged to Sujit Tiwar who had opened many accounts in various banks in the name of fake companies. He used to take 5 per cent commission on the amount deposited by the victims and give the remaining amount to the Nigerian gang.
The gang members are being interrogated to know how many other people they have duped and where the money is kept. Cases under IT Act have been registered against the accused.