Online Scam Mastermind Apprehended with 1,200 SIM Cards and Rs 1.42 Crore Fraud Unearthed

Mumbai and Jaipur Police apprehend Meena, the alleged mastermind behind a sophisticated online scam involving 1,200 SIM cards, multiple phones, and a fake company.

  • Mumbai and Jaipur Police apprehend Meena, the alleged mastermind behind a sophisticated online scam involving 1,200 SIM cards, multiple phones, and a fake company.
  • The investigation exposes a staggering financial scam amounting to Rs 1.42 crore, orchestrated by Meena, who lured victims with promises of an initial bonus and manipulated them into transferring money through UPI.
  • Authorities caution users to exercise vigilance when exploring online part-time job opportunities, advising thorough verification before sharing personal and financial information, and emphasizing skepticism towards schemes promising unrealistically high returns.

In a major breakthrough, Mumbai and Jaipur Police successfully apprehended the primary suspect, Meena, believed to be the mastermind behind a sophisticated online scam. The investigation revealed Meena’s involvement in a web of fraudulent activities, including the possession of 1,200 SIM cards and multiple phones. Operating under the guise of a fake company, Meena targeted potential victims online, enticing them with a tempting initial bonus of Rs 200. The scam extended to deceiving individuals into transferring funds through the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and other online methods.

The financial magnitude of the illicit activities came to light as the police disclosed a staggering scam amounting to Rs 1.42 crore. Despite Meena’s attempts to constantly change locations to evade law enforcement, the police successfully tracked and apprehended him using intelligence tools. The investigation remains ongoing, with several of Meena’s associates under scrutiny for their roles in supporting the scam.

As a precautionary measure, authorities advise individuals to exercise caution when considering part-time job opportunities online. Users are strongly encouraged to avoid sharing personal and financial information without thorough verification and to be wary of schemes that promise unrealistically high returns. It is emphasized that verifying the legitimacy of a company and researching online reviews can serve as essential steps before engaging in any financial transactions.