A pair has been arrested from West Bengal on the costs of working a multi-crore pretend job racket in several elements of the nation together with Odisha. The accused have been recognized as Chaitali Mukherjee of Rourkela and her husband M. Gupta of Uttar Pradesh.
The couple has been arrested by a particular staff of Angul police from West Bengal. Police mentioned the arrests had been made in reference to the inter-state pretend job racket which surfaced in Odisha in February this yr. Thus far 9 individuals, together with two from Jharkhand, have been arrested in six completely different instances registered by numerous police stations in Angul district.
Preliminary stories reveal that fifty job seekers in Odisha have been duped to the tune of Rs 2 crore by the scammers. The variety of victims and the quantity duped is prone to go up throughout additional investigation. The gang used to gather cash from the unsuspecting aspirants by assuring them of jobs.
SP, Angul, Jagmohan Meena mentioned that the scammers used to swindle the victims by organising pretend job interviews, workshops and issued pretend appointment letters as effectively. The racket was additionally energetic in a number of different states together with Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Maharashtra.
“We suspect there might be over 1000 victims who’ve been duped by this inter-state job fraud racket. We now have to date registered six instances in Angul alone. The mastermind couple had been nabbed from West Bengal they usually have been produced earlier than a courtroom for remand,” mentioned Meena.
Meena additional mentioned that many cell phones, a automobile, stamps, pretend appointment letters and id playing cards have been recovered from the duo who’re the important thing mind behind the pan-India racket.