Fraud Alert!Couple arrested for squeezing money by fake promise of giving male Escort job in Chennai
Friday police took the couple in remand, the investigation has been started and bank accounts are seized. (Representative Picture)
Saturday a couple got arrested by CCB allegedly for cheating several lakhs by falsely promising to recruit people as male escorts in Chennai.
Accused, identified as Dipankar Das Navis and Yasmin Khan Rasul Begum were arrested earlier by Mumbai police in February for producing pornographic content.
They were taken to Chennai on Friday for a case registration."They called for men who are willing to offer escort services to women travelling from abroad, on their website "MenxHer", said a senior Police Officer of CCB."The website claimed that men who are willing to join have to pay a registration fee. If their profile is 'liked' by women tourists, they will be contacted for 'services'. The men were promised that they would be paid a hefty amount too," added the officer.
A businessman namely Manish Gupta from Anna Nagar came across that website in 2019 and contacted the couple.
He was duped to give them 16.51 lakh through numerous transactions but nothing fruitful happened. Manish realizing he has been tricked lodged a complaint against the couple in CCB.
The couple fleed ever since.CCB officials unable to trace them shared the details with Mumbai police. Friday police took them in remand, the investigation has been started and bank accounts are seized.