New Delhi. Ola aims to revolutionize the two wheeler segment in the Indian automobile industry with the introduction of electric scooters. Ola launched one of its best electric scooter Ola S1 Air on the day of Diwali last month. Thousands of customers must have made online bookings to buy this scooter. But, have you deposited the booking amount at the right place? You must be wondering why we are saying this, then let us tell you that in the name of booking Ola scooters, a case of cheating crores has come to the fore. Cyber thugs preyed on many customers in the name of booking Ola electric scooters. According to the information, all the accused were cheating in the name of selling Ola electric scooters sitting in different states of the country.
How the thugs used to cheat through the fake website of Ola?
Let us tell you that in this case of cheating, the Delhi Police told the media that at least 1,000 people have been made victims of this fraud gang. According to information, the two accused, living in Bengaluru, had designed a fake website of Ola, through which thugs used to trap people visiting the website. According to police sources, as soon as customers used to search Google for information about Ola e-scooty, they used to see this fake website. After this, all the miscreants of the thug gang used to get people to deposit money in the name of selling Ola electric scooters. They have fooled many customers in this manner.
How did you execute the fraud in the name of Ola?
It is worth noting that after the incident of fraud came to the fore, according to the media reports, as soon as the customers opened this fake website and submitted their details, immediately after that the details of two thug customers sitting in Bengaluru and their mobile numbers were present in other states. Used to share it with other gang members. After this, customers were asked to call and transfer Rs 499 as booking amount in the name of booking Ola scooter. As soon as the customer transferred Rs 499, the thugs would then extort Rs 50,000 to 70,000 from a customer in the name of insurance, taxes and transportation charges for the scooter. Similarly, thugs have made at least 1,000 people their victims and have cheated more than 5 crores. At present, Delhi Police has arrested 20 accused for scamming Ola electric scooter. The police is investigating the matter At the same time, the clue of other people who cheated is being investigated. Police estimate that a whole gang is active behind this.