lic: 6 offer high returns on insurance policy, deceive many, arrested | Gurgaon News

Gurgaon: Police in Faridabad on Monday arrested six members of a Delhi-based gang who allegedly deceived hundreds of people by posing as employees of the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) and offering lucrative returns on policies.
The matter came to the attention of the police after a resident of Faridabad, Manoj, filed a complaint that he was cheated out of Rs 8.5 lakh. Police said the six defendants admitted to committing 242 cybercrimes. This includes at least eight cases in Haryana.
According to the investigation, a total of eight gang members used to collect information on existing LIC policyholders, contact customers by posing as LIC agents and offer them returns to underwrite. new fonts.
“To convince customers that it was genuine, the accused would give information about the existing policy so that the customer would have full confidence in the accused,” a police official said.
The gang operated out of Janakpuri in New Delhi. Six of the defendants – Shaan, Ashok, Amit, Pradeep, Tarun and Ravindra – have been arrested and two others are on the run.
An FIR has been registered at Faridabad Cyber ​​Police Station under Sections 420 (cheating), 406 (breach of trust) and other provisions of the Information Technology Act. “The defendants were sent to prison after presenting them in court. The police are looking for the two remaining accomplices,” the police official quoted above said.
The police also recovered Rs 1 lakh in cash, SIM cards, walkie-talkie phones and mobile phones from the accused.

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