Rashmi Sharma, Student, Apeejay Institute Of Mass Communication

Four Nigerians were arrested in New Delhi for allegedly cheating several people by telling them that they have won lakhs of rupees in lotteries. The police said that the gang misused the official logos of International Cricket Council, Mumbai International airport, Airport Authority of India, Ministry of Finance-Department of revenue, Central board of Excise and Customs and United Nations to cheat many people. Police have also recovered 8 laptops, 126 sim cards, 26 mobile phones, 20 envelops of pre-paid sim cards, a walky talky, nine internet data cards, 2 ATM debit cards and other expensive articles. The incident came into light when Police received a complaint from Prem Chand as his son received a fraud message on his mobile phone claiming that he had won huge amount in lottery in UK. His son had already deposited 48,000 in two accounts of SBI as told by the caller over the phone and also asked to submit Rs. 1.85 lakhs for realising the lottery money. Police have arrested 4 people who are accused of cheating people.

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