Vashi Police, who filed a complaint with Bajaj Financial Group's Fraud Management Unit, recently seized two pretend name centers operating under Bajaj Finance Identity and arrested two people from Mumbai and three from Delhi.
The Fraud Management Unit has obtained complaints from those who are contacted by the finance company care shopper executives who will curiously offer the mortgage at 4% and take the money under the processing rate, GST and change later from their phone numbers .
“We have obtained details of two suspicious name centers operating at Haware Infotech Park and Vashi Plaza. Together with the Fraud Management Unit of the company, we raided the decision-making centers and checked their papers and found that they were pretending,” Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Dag of Vashi Police Station stated.
Later, the police threw The arrest of two directors – Imtiaz alias Suhail Maulana Qureshi (29) and Shabana Suhail Sherniyeh (25) – who were running decision-making centers.
Senior Police Inspector Ramesh Shavan of Vashi Police Station stated: “After Arresting them, we tracked down the three primary defendants to Delhi after they wanted to go down the cash transfer route. There are two additional defendants wanted inside the case.”
So far, the police have got 75 complaints of people being cheated in the whole 15 lakh round.
The defendant’s modus operandi was to take home Industrial for hire to decision center and then hires women to talk to “buyer” by putting up a commercial in OLX and faster.Women can be told that they were Bajaj Finance employees and have received training.
They may target individuals from Rural areas who were mainly farmers and laborers and needed mortgage, Mr. Dag stated.They concentrated people from Gadchiroli, Chandrapur, Pune Rural, Buldhana, Aurangabad and Satara.Mortgage was provided between ₹1 lakh and ₹25 lakh and thereafter The particular person can be asked to charge Aadhaar and PAN details on WhatsApp.Then the caller charges his “worker ID card” on WhatsApp to gain the shopper’s trust.After purchasing some cash within the setting of processing price, financial institution fees and GST, the callers will change their phones and after It changes their numbers sooner than they focus on new horizons.”
He added that the victims included a farmer who took out a mortgage for his son's MBA and another farmer who wanted to buy a tractor. I got a 4 lakh mortgage. So far, the police have discovered seven accounts of financial institutions used by the accused. The directors worked out a fee of 10% and the remainder of the money was transferred to the primary defendant in Delhi.
The arrested suspects from Delhi have been identified as Kalan Jan Muhammad Malik (53), Faizan Kalan Malik (24) and Muhammad Junaid Asghar Osmani (20).
In Vashi the gang has been operating for the last two months and before that they had their own name centers in Koparkhairane and Sion. The accused are suspected of being deceitful individuals for the past two years.
The five accused are in police custody until April 23.