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Goa police arrest Gujarat native in cheating case

IANS | August 20, 2022 11:01 AM

PANAJI: The Goa Cyber Crime Police has arrested a man for his alleged involvement in a fake currency case in Gujarat.

The accused has been identified as Dilip Keshwala, 20, from Ahmedabad-Gujarat, police said.

According to the crime branch police, the accused allegedly cheated a complainant from South Goa of over Rs 9 lakh. "The accused impersonated a Citi Bank official and led the complainant to install a malicious application to authenticate transactions from the bank account under the pretext of upgrading the credit card, " police said.

"The accused was arrested after painstaking efforts and detail oriented investigation which involved camping for days in Ahmedabad. The accused is also found to be involved in a fake currency case in Gujarat, " police said.

Goa police are further investigating the case.

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