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DELHI POLICE CYBER CELL ARRESTED TWO FOR DUPING 'AMAJON INDIA'

October 10, 2017 09:23 PM

New Delhi (Face2News)

The District Cyber Cell, North West District has arrested two persons namely Shivam Chopra r/o Tri Nagar, GaneshPura, Delhi who cheated Amazon India company by obtaining refund against theorder placed earlier for mobile phones. He used to order costly mobile phones of different companies like Samsung, I-phone, 1 Plus etc., and another person namely Sachin Jain r/o Tri Nagar, Delhi used to provide pre-activated sim to Shivam, in case FIR No 435/17 u/s406,420,468,471 & 120 B IPC PS Keshav Puram, Delhi.

 12 LAKH CASH, 25 MOBILE PHONES, 40 BANK PASSBOOKS AND VARIOUS OTHER DOCUMENTS RECOVERED

During sustained interrogation, it revealed that accused person namely Shivam was unemployed and his financial condition was also poor. He hatched a conspiracy in which hestarted placing order for a Mobile Phone Online and after the delivery, he usedto make complaint to the company that the box was empty if the company makerefund to him on his compliant he will order more phones to earn easy money. Accordingthe policy of Amazon Company he uses to get refunds in the form of Gift Voucherswhich were further used for online purchase.

Mr. Milind Mahadeo Dumbere, IPS, DCP, North West District, said,   a complain twas received at District Cyber Cell, North-West District, AU Block, Pitampura,Delhi in which complainant Ex Capt. Syed Ishaq, aged 36 Years residing atRamgarh, Basai Darapur, New Delhi, on behalf of Amazon Seller Services Private Limited (“Amazon”) reported a fraud. He alleged that a total of 166 orders for mobile phones were placed by this perpetrator between April 2017 and May 2017, where all the 166 orders were found to be Cash on delivery (COD).

All the orders were purchased by this perpetrator through gift cards and post receivingthe product use to cancel the orders to claim refunds, which were againrefunded to him in the form of gift cards.

Further he used 141 phone numbers and 48 different customer accounts to place theseorders and a refund in full was sought against each order. The perpetrator usedto place multiple orders from different customer accounts using different phone numbers and for all these orders, he would give misleading addresses in thesame locality where he actually resided. Since the addresses were incorrect andmisleading, the delivery associate would invariably fail to locate the addressmentioned on the package and therefore would call the perpetrator fordirections, the perpetrator would then guide him to his current address in the localityand take an open box delivery.

This was repeated for all 166 orders that were placed by the perpetrator. However, after taking the deliveries, theperpetrator called up the customer care of Amazon and reported that no itemswere found in the delivered box and hence refunds were initiated. Enquiry onthe said complaint was made and a case vide FIR No. 435/17 dt 17/08/17 u/s 406/420 IPC PS Keshav Puram was registered & investigation was taken up.

During the course of investigation, a ccused person namely Shivam Chopra (Age 21 years) R/o Tri Nagar, GaneshPura, Talab Road, Delhi was apprehended on the instance of delivery boys o fAmazon company, who delivers the packet to him. He disclosed about hisi nvolvement and further disclosed that he purchased all the SIM from one SachinJain having a telecom store in his neighborhood. He paid Rs 150 for one SIM andpurchased round about 150 pre activated SIMs. He stated that he sold the mobilephones on OLX and in Gaffar Market, Karol Bagh. He had deposited cash invarious bank accounts, Rs 10,00,000/- given as token money to some person inhis neighborhood and some cash is at his home. He also disclosed that all themobile phones used by him in the commission of offence are also at his home.During investigation, 19 mobile phones, Rs 12,00,000/- cash, 40 passbooks/cheques of various bank accounts recovered at the instance of accused Shivam. Later accusedperson namely Sachin Jain was also arrested at the instance of accused person.

INVESTIGATION: During the course ofinvestigation, the alleged person apprehended from Tri Nagar, GaneshPura, Delhi, where he is residing now. Duringthe course of investigation, section 468/471/120B IPC have been added in thecase. Two days police custody remand of accused Shivan was obtained and Sachin Jain has been sent to judicial custody. During  remand 6 mobile phones, documents related to token money given from the cheated amountand 13 order slips of Amazon company have been recovered from the accusedShivam. 

INTERROGATIONAND MODUS OPERANDI: During sustained interrogation, it revealed that accused person namely Shivam was unemployed and his financial condition was also poor. He hatched a conspiracy in which hestarted placing order for a Mobile Phone Online and after the delivery, he usedto make complaint to the company that the box was empty if the company makerefund to him on his compliant he will order more phones to earn easy money. Accordingthe policy of Amazon Company he uses to get refunds in the form of Gift Voucherswhich were further used for online purchase.

Later in the month of March, 2017as per the conspiracy, he ordered two mobile phones from Amazon company andafter the delivery of the mobile phones he made a complaint to the company thathe got only the empty box and asked for the refund and the company made refundto him for that mobile phones after a few days. After that accused personcontacted Sachin Jain who have store to provide him the mobile SIM. Sachin Jainasked him for 150 Rs. for a sim and further he gave the accused person 150 Sims Cards for which Sachin jain himself arranged the fake Identity proof. Later hemade 50 different email accounts using these Mobile Numbers and used forplacing order mentioning different residential address. When the delivery boy called for the delivery, he used to guide him and mostly use to take in nearby area. The accused person used several bank accounts in the above mentionedfraud for making payment and receiving the refund against the mobile phones.

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