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Friday, May 27, 2016

Facebook friend dupes Verna woman of Rs 3.47 lakh

MARGAO: In a bizarre case, a woman hailing from Bamborda in Verna was duped of Rs 3.47 lakh after being lured into a scam running on Facebook.
Maina Curtorim police have registered offences under section 420 read with 34 of IPC in connection with the case.
According to the police, one Tony White developed friendship with Mrs Jenifer Sequeira through Facebook and induced her to deposit cash in the bank accounts of four persons, by promising high returns and gifts.
Accordingly, Mrs Sequeira deposited Rs 3,47,400 in the bank accounts of Raja Sharma, Mohit Goyal, Sandeep Kumar and Harish Ktariya
However, Tony White neither paid any high return on the cash deposited by Mrs Sequeira nor sent her any gift.
Following this, the victim who is a business woman, lodged a complaint with the police.

Herald Goa News

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