A Man of Indian Origin Jailed in America: Know About The Details Here
- Posted on April 7, 2023
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A Man of Indian Origin Jailed in America:-
In yet another disturbing incident of online monetary fraud, an Indian national named Ashish Bajaj has managed to fool several American people into his Scam. Currently, Mr. Bajaj has been tried and sentenced by Newark federal court.
Details of The Crime:
29-year-old Mr. Bajaj lured old American citizens into fraud by impersonating himself as a specialist working in the field of fraud prevention on behalf of top-notch banks, online companies, and retailers.
Bajaj himself and one other person who conspired with him told the victims with conviction that they were engaged in the conduction of a sting operation on behalf of their firms and that the victims must help in such a noble pursuit.
They gathered money from the victims on the pretext that when the sting operation would be completed within a few days, the amounts would be returned safely to their accounts. The victims were asked to send cash or cheques to a location in California that the victims believed to be Bajaj’s residence.
The criminals have been sentenced to 33 months of prison by the Newark federal court and 2 years of supervised release. The matter was heard by District Judge Kevin McNulty. Apart from this, a fine of USD 2.4 million has also been imposed on fraudster Mr. Bajaj.
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