Woman duped of Rs 1.5 lakh by fraudsters

Sakal Times
Sunday, 31 December 2017

Pune: A 39-year-old woman from Thergaon was blackmailed and made to pay Rs 1.5 lakh by fraudsters.

She lodged an FIR against four persons with the Wakad police station.

According to the police, the incident took place between November 6 and 11 this year. The accused called her up saying a gift has been sent to her by Axis Bank and now it is with the customs department in Delhi.

Pune: A 39-year-old woman from Thergaon was blackmailed and made to pay Rs 1.5 lakh by fraudsters.

She lodged an FIR against four persons with the Wakad police station.

According to the police, the incident took place between November 6 and 11 this year. The accused called her up saying a gift has been sent to her by Axis Bank and now it is with the customs department in Delhi.

“They told her if she didn't claim the gift, a case will be filed against her. They blackmailed her into paying Rs 1.5 lakh. Later when the woman realised that she had been duped, she approached us,” a police officer said.  

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