Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (MS)
Mangaluru, Feb 4: A person, resident of Kannur Borugudde filed complaint with police accusing two men of conning Rs three crore on the pretext of investing in cryptocurrency.
Mohammad Shafad C K and Mohammad Afeed C K are the accused. Mohammed Shafad was known to the complainant. He told the complainant to inform him of any good investors to invest in cryptocurrency as he has made crore of rupees in January 2020.
CEN police station, Mangaluru (file photo)
The complainant was himself interested in the returns of cryptocurrency and said that he is going to invest. Mohammed Safad said that he will give 25% profit to the complainant.
In the third week of January 2020, Mohammed Shafad and his brother Mohammed Afeed had visited the house of the complainant. During their visit, the complainant gave Rs 35 lac to them. After a month, Mohammed Shafad informed the complainant that he has got Rs 8.75 lac profit for one month through a Whatsapp message and also showed cryptocurrency account.
Mohammed Shafad said that due to Covid the profit payment was delayed and will get updated in next two months. He also suggested the name of Jasmin Hamsa and got Rs seven lac transferred from the complainant through Hamsa.
Complainant collected Rs three crore from his friends and gave to the accused duo. However, the accused went missing after the handing over of Rs three crore.
Complainant came to know that both Mohammed Shafad and Mohammed Afeed were involved Cryptocurrency fraud case in Bengaluru in 2022. Accordingly the complainant filed a case accusing Mohammed Shafad CK, Mohammed Afeed CK, Sadiq, Jasmine and Mohammed Basheer of conning him for Rs three crore.
CEN police station of the city are investigating further.