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Arrest of fraudsters by Cyber Crime Police, Cyb who are cheating the innocent youth in the name of dating sites/Escort Services.
Cyber Crime Police, Cyberabad arrested the fraudsters who are cheating the innocent youth in the name of providing female escort services and collecting huge amounts in the name of different charges.
Details of the accused:
1) Debashish Mukherjee R/o.Howrah, West Bengal.
2) Faijul Haq @ Vicky Roy R/o.Kolkata, West Bengal.
3) Mrs Anita Dey @ Tanisha R/o.Howrah, West Bengal
4) Sandeep Mitra R/o. Kolkata, West Bengal.
5) Mrs Neetha Shankar R/o. Siliguri, West Bengal.
Brief facts of the case:
The brief facts of the case are that on 20.07.2018 received a complaint from one person (Victim) in which he stated that he searched for dating sites in Google and found one dating site www.getyourlady.com in which he enrolled as member. On 25.05.2018 he received a call from one girl by name Riya who asked him to pay Rs.1.080/- towards Membership fee. After which he paid Rs.15,600/- towards Club License, Rs.27,600/- towards Registration fee, Rs.37,700/- towards License fee, Rs.5,00,000/- towards service charges (paid in installments), Rs.87,634/- towards GST. Paid Rs.4,50,000/- towards back ground verification charges and Rs.4,00,000/- towards final payment chargers.
In total complainant paid an amount of Rs.15,19,614./- into the account of accused. On realizing that, fraud was played on him by the accused he filed complaint with Cyber Crime Police, Cyberabad.
Background of the accused:
1. Debasish Mukherjee: He is the mastermind of the offence, he established 20 Call Centres/Branches (12 Branches at Siliguri and 8 Branches at Kolkata) in West Bengal. He shared his ideology of cheating the innocent youth /customers using dating websites and stretched his operations throughout India.
2. Faijul Haq @ Vicky Roy: He is the co-founder of the escorts services/brances. He supervises all the 12 telecaller branches running at Siliguri.
3. Anita Dey @ Tanisha: She is the HR Manager, recruits the telecallers and acts as high profile lady while speaking to customers.
4. Sandeep Mitra: He is the manager of Branch -12 and manages the tele callers at Siliguri.
5. Mrs Neetha Shanker: She is the manager of Branch - 6 located at Siliguri.
Modus Operandi (MO) of the Accused:
The accused Debashish Mukherjee is the master mind behind this crime. He created dating websites and lured the youth in the name of providing girls/women for dating. He appointed managers/team leaders to every branch and offered commission on the basis of business done by each branch along with Salary. He advertises job offers in the name of Ayurveda Company and recruits telecallers (Gilrs) and later he used to explain them about his fraud business of Female Escort Services by using dating websites namely www.worlddating.com, www.getyourlady.com, www.mylove18.in and also trained the telecallers in making calls and convincing customers in paying the amounts. The accused post the ads for Female escort service in dating websites and Locanto application and provide mobile numbers which would be attended by telecallers. When customers responds to the advertisements of the accused, the tele callers used to call them on their mobile numbers and ask them to remit money into their bank accounts in the name of membership fee, club license fee, registration fee, service fee, GST, account verification fee, back ground verification fee and final payment fee etc., After paying amounts by the customers, the tele callers does not respond to the customer calls.
The Cyber Crime Police, Cyberabad raided on the offices of the accused and arrested the accused Mr Sandeep Mitra and Mrs Neeta Shankar who are working as Managers for Branch No.12 and 6 respectively along with tele callers numbering (37) and seized the following articles.
1. Laptop (1).
2. Mobile Phone (50).
3. Finger Print Attendance Machine (02)
4. Attendance Registers (03)
5. Script in Hindi and English arranged by the accused (about how to speak with customers).
DCP Crimes Janaki Sharmila ACP Cyber crimes Srinivas and Cyber crimes team has cracked this case.Commissioner Of Police, Cyberabad VC Sajjanar, IPS appreciated the good work done by Cyber crime staff who worked in this case.
Staff worked in the above case:
2.K.Vijay Vardhan SI.
6.K.Vasanta Laxmi WPC