Cheaters operating placement agency arrested

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 12 Sep 2018 11:42:15



Staff Reporter


In course of investigation into a case of cheating a local youth in the name of job in Samsung Company, Raipur Police has busted an inter-state gang that cheated not only the youth but many people to the tune of crores of rupees by running a fake placement agency at Delhi.

In the name of providing jobs in different companies, the gang members have so far cheated thousands of people to the tune of crores of rupees. In more than 15 states of the country, the accused made their associates. The arrested gang members are identified as Amit Kumar Mishra, 30, resident of North Delhi, Vimlesh Kumar, 28, Dharmendra Kumar, 23, residents of Delhi and Rajkumar Mourya, 28, resident of Amethi, Uttar Pradesh.

The accused ran a fake placement agency Take Zone Enterprises at Buradi, Delhi, and they did publicity about this agency through Quikr and OLX by spending hefty amounts. Through Quikr, the accused sent mobile numbers to the job aspirants and asked them to contact on these numbers. In the name of form filling and training, the accused took money. After taking the money, they kept the applicants in false hope that they would be given call letter within one month.

Documents seized from the accused have revealed that the victims of their modus operandi are in many states. Every day more than 50 applicants went to the placement agency from different states. A register seized from the possession of the accused revealed details of cheating on daily basis. After running placement agency for three months, the accused changed its name and address. In the past one year, the accused have run fake placement agency under different names. The accused persons hail from Bihar, Delhi, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.

The local youth who became victim of the modus operandi is Rahul Kumar Samhar, who had lodged a complaint in Amanaka police station. He was assured of job in Samsung, but when he was asked pay again an amount of Rs 5,200, he doubted and approached the police.
A case of criminal conspiracy and cheating was registered by the police and investigations began.