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According to investigators, the accused, identified as Rajat Aggarwal, created several fake social media accounts and approached people with fake investment plans.

A 25-year-old MBA graduate has been arrested for allegedly deceiving people online by promising to double their investments, police said on Tuesday.

According to investigators, the accused, identified as Rajat Aggarwal, created several fake social media accounts and approached people with fake investment plans. He allegedly came up with the idea to start the scam online after being duped 5,000 on the pretext of having his account verified online.

Police say Aggarwal was arrested following an investigation into a complaint filed by a woman, who was duped out of nearly 1.70 lakh. “The woman became a suspect after the suspect, who had previously tricked her into paying the amount in three installments of 1,000,000, 40,000 and 30,000, asked him to transfer 1.12 lakh more as taxes and other processing fees against the scheme,” Deputy Police Commissioner (External) Sameer Kumar Sharma said.

“Two mobile phones that Aggarwal used in the cybercrimes have been recovered in addition to obtaining e-gift cards and e-vouchers worth 15 lakh he had raised from different investors. We also got details of three social media accounts he used,” DCP Sharma said, adding that Aggarwal was arrested in Sirsa, Haryana on March 29.

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