Noida: A case of cheating of Rs 1.33 lakh has come to light through a nude video call from a businessman of Jaypee Greens Society in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. According to the businessman, some time after the video call, he received a call from a person who introduced himself as a CBI officer and deposited Rs 77,000 in his account for deleting the video. After this, the accused also withdrew Rs 56,000 from his account. Beta-2 police have registered a case and started investigation.
In the complaint given to the police, the businessman told that he had befriended a girl on social media. The girl started chatting, then taking the mobile number, made a video call on March 18. It is alleged that the girl took off her clothes during the video call. After this, on March 20, he got a call from the new mobile number. The caller gave information about the nude video, describing himself as a CBI officer.
The accused said that if he would give him Rs 77,000, his video would be deleted. Otherwise the video will go viral. The accused first deposited Rs 77,000 by sending a QR code on the victim’s mobile. After this, the accused also withdrew Rs 56,000 from his account.
Such incidents have happened before
Even before this, such incidents of cybercrime have happened in UP. Retired Superintending Engineer of UP Project Corporation in Ghaziabad was duped by making a video call and making an obscene picture of him. The caller, posing as an officer of the Delhi Police Crime Branch, told them that their obscene video had gone viral on social media. He was duped of thousands of rupees in the name of getting the video deleted. The victim had given a complaint at the Indirapuram police station.