CA defrauds woman of Rs 17L in crypto trading scam – Times of India

NAVI MUMBAI: A 35-year-old chartered accountant has been arrested from Pune by Navi Mumbai cyber police team on November 4 for allegedly defrauding a woman from Kamothe of Rs 17 lakh in crypto currency online trading scam.

The arrested accused has been identified as Akash Pandey, who was booked for cheating under relevant sections of the IPC and IT Act, informed the police. Thirty similar cases of cyber crimes were registered against the accuesd including 4 cases in Maharashtra and rest in states like West Bengal, Delhi and Haryana. Pandey had joined a Facebook group where he got acquainted with some group members who were cyber fraudsters and he joined their modus operandi, said a police official. Soon after Pandey’s arrest, his aides in Delhi have switched off their mobiles, the police official added.

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