The police have found that the fraudsters operate from northern States and have decided to investigate the cases with help from the concerned State police.
They assured bank prez and secy that they would sell real estate assets to repay loans
The con operation began in April this year with a person identified as Harsh Steve contacting the woman over phone after seeing her profile in a Kerala matrimony site.
I first invested Rs 5K and got Rs 2K in a week. Later, I invested rest of my salary and it’s been 3 months I haven’t received a penny, says a victim
Officials said fraudsters generally make calls to the elderly asking recipients to click on a link to update identity documents as part of the enrolment process.