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Gurugram Police Arrests Seven Cyber Criminals Involved in Rs 22.17 Crore Fraud

The cybercrime teams of Gurugram Police have successfully apprehended seven cyber criminals who collectively defrauded people of Rs 22.17 crore. The individuals, identified as Mohammad Danish, Mohammad Abdul Majeed, Navdeep Kumawat, Krishna Gopal, Mahender Kumar Sen, Sachin Nama, and Suraj Rana, were involved in various fraudulent activities.

Danish and Abdul Majeed, posing as bank customer officers, were responsible for fraud of approximately Rs 18 crore, with 4,482 complaints registered across India. Another group, comprising Navdeep Kumawat, Krishna Gopal, Mahender Kumar Sen, and Sachin Nama, committed fraud of around Rs 2.5 crore, resulting in 770 complaints.

Suraj Rana, engaging in various cyber frauds, accounted for approximately Rs 1.68 crore in fraudulent activities, with 619 complaints filed. The cybercriminals used tactics such as posing as bank officials, promising part-time jobs, and creating fake social media accounts to carry out their crimes.