Duo dupes shopping sites by returning duplicate boxes, nabbed
KHARGHAR: Crime branch arrested two people after they cheated online shopping sites. The accused had returned phones which they received on order, claiming that the phones were not of the colour they ordered. They had in fact replaced the phones in the delivery boxes and returned duplicate boxes. Following investigations, senior police inspector of central unit, Belapur, Jagdish Kulkarni, managed to arrest a woman Anita Kulkarni, 49, a resident of Sudarshan Nagar in Dombivli within 48 hours on March 1. Following information provided to her, the prime accused Mobin Yusuf Mahafule, 24, a resident of Razzaq Manzil in Nagapa, Mumbai was arrested on March 25. Police have recovered 17 iPhone mobile handsets worth Rs 8,16,000 and are investigating similar cases of fraud the duo might have pulled off on other sites.