Residents of Malabar Hill, a luxury residential area in Mumbai, ￡Investing in fraudulent cryptocurrencies costs Rs 150 million. A 36-year-old resident accused the website of involving him in investing in cryptocurrency mining schemes.
The case was registered with the Malabar Hill Police Department.
Defendants have told plaintiffs that they can make huge sums of money by investing in mining machinery, police said. Cryptocurrency Through the website’USD Miner reported by Hindustan Times.
Officers also said they had informed plaintiffs of several schemes for defendants to take advantage of their interests. The petitioner liked the plan and eventually decided to invest money.
Since October last year, the petitioner has been AUD 283,000 (Rs. 283,000) ￡1.53 Chlore).
Malabar Hill, a resident of Nepy Anthy Road, became friends with the accused over the Internet in October 2021. After getting to know each other for a few days, the accused began sending a message to the plaintiffs about crypto mining.
In addition, officials added that the petitioner continued to invest more and more money in crypto mining, following the defendant’s instructions, as he was witnessing profits being credited to his virtual wallet. ..
However, the petitioner was unable to derive those benefits from his wallet, as the defendant discouraged doing so. Officers added that this was done to ensure that the fraud lasted longer.
After repeatedly discouraging the accused from withdrawing his money, the petitioner felt something was wrong. Therefore, earlier this month, plaintiffs requested the defendant to refund the full amount of the investment. However, after that, the accused’s phone was turned off.
Later, after making an inquiry, the petitioner realized that the website was also fake. Following this, he finally approached the police for help and filed a complaint. FIR was registered for unidentified persons on May 26, based on the relevant sections of IPC and IT law.