Srinagar, Dec 20: In a multi-crore rip-off, Cyber Police Kashmir on Wednesday carried out raids and seized incriminating supplies together with digital gadgets and paperwork, apart from freezing some financial institution accounts.
The raids have been carried out by completely different groups of Cyber Police Kashmir within the places of work of ‘Healing Survey Personal Restricted’ in Srinagar, Baramulla, Sopore, and Pulwama and extra are anticipated as investigations have been expedited.
“Two individuals have been detained for questioning,” official sources stated, including that they’ve been put to sustained interrogation.
Officers stated that Cyber Police Kashmir acquired info that an organization, working underneath the title Healing Survey Personal Restricted and thru a fraudulent web site, has allegedly scammed and cheated people.
They stated that the victims have been deceived by the fraudulent firm, attractive them to take a position their hard-earned cash with false guarantees of considerable returns.
Officers stated that throughout the preliminary investigation, it revealed that the stated firm exhorted the widespread public to register on its web site and change into a associate in surveys it was enterprise.
The registered people have been promised cost for enterprise these surveys.
In the previous couple of days, they stated the stated firm allegedly stopped the due cost to individuals registered with it, and its promoters and administrators absconded and weren’t reachable by their workers and registered people.
Taking cognisance of the matter, Cyber Police Kashmir registered a case, FIR No 39/2023, underneath the related sections of the IPC and IT Act in Cyber PS Kashmir Zone, Srinagar.
“Investigations and particulars from some victims point out that the corporate had allegedly promised funds to individuals who have been registering on their web site and finishing up each day survey actions,” Cyber Police officers stated. “The lure of straightforward cash inside a brief interval attracted unsuspecting people to subscribe to this allegedly faux and fraudulent scheme.”
Within the preliminary phases of the investigation, Cyber Police Kashmir has frozen a number of recognized accounts operated by the stated firm.
“Searches have been carried out at a number of places and registered places of work of the corporate and identical stands sealed as properly. Throughout searches incriminating supplies together with digital gadgets and paperwork have been seized,” it stated.
“The registered proprietor promoters of this firm are being recognized and being investigated. The function of native workplace workers and individuals selling the schemes on social media can also be being investigated.”
Cyber Police has urged individuals once more and suggested them to be cautious of on-line scams and urged them to confirm the credentials of on-line schemes earlier than investing their hard-earned cash.
It stated that residents affected by this rip-off are requested to share related info, if any, with the investigation company.
In the meantime, the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar Bidhuri stated that the matter is being investigated.
“Matter has been dropped at our discover and police is engaged on technical inputs,” he informed reporters right here. “Probe is underway, we’re hopeful that folks will get their a reimbursement.”
The divisional commissioner urged the individuals to behave cautiously as prevention is healthier than falling prey to such incidents.
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