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India News | Woman Duped of Rs 1.13 Lakh by Promising `online Work’

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Nagpur, Dec 25 (PTI) A young woman here was cheated to the tune of Rs 1.13 lakh by fraudsters who had promised her online job with an attractive pay, police said on Saturday.

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As per the 23-year-old woman’s complaint, she received a text message on December 4 from someone who claimed to a project manager for an e-commerce firm.

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The sender offered her online work with a remuneration of Rs 5,000 per day.

When she clicked on the link provided in the message, an online page opened and she was asked to pay some money for `registration’.

After she paid the `charges’, the fraudsters asked for more and more money under various pretexts until she realized that it was a scam.

A case of cheating under IPC section 420 and relevant provisions of the Information Technology Act has been registered and further probe is on, police said.

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