Cops find Vadodara link to ‘Swiss bank’ case

The Bharuch Police have found a Vadodara connection to the recently-busted 'Swiss bank' case in which three persons have been arrested for allegedly duping hundreds of people through internet by promising them a highly attractive return of their money.

Written by Express News Service | Vadodara | Published: February 11, 2009 2:56:27 am

The Bharuch Police have found a Vadodara connection to the recently-busted ‘Swiss bank’ case in which three persons have been arrested for allegedly duping hundreds of people through internet by promising them a highly attractive return of their money.

The investigating officer,Dilip Aggarwal,the money collected from unsuspecting people was transferred to an account in Malaysia-based bank. “We have proof that one Urvish from Vadodara is involved in the case. He has been absconding since the case surfaced. Very soon,we will have all the details of the case,” he added

On the other hand,the police are also investigating the officials of a company,SafeAtom.

“After questioning the main accused,Mehul Patel and Hemant Patel,it was found the company had engaged 25 employees who would go from door to door asking people to open accounts through the Internet. They promised 30 per cent interest and doubling of the money in three months,” said Aggarwal,adding that the money swindled by the cons could be to the tune of Rs 30-Rs 40 crore.

Bharuch police had arrested Mehul and Hemant along with one Ravi Prasad Maheshwari on Friday for allegedly duping people. They are also looking for two more wanted in the case.

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