Amazon India duped Rs.50 Lakh by a Fraudster
Shivam Chopra, a 21 year old man from delhi oredered as many as 165 expensive and high end Mobile Phones from online shopping website Amazon India. Later he use to claim the shipping parcels to be empty so that he can get refund from Amazon.
After receiving each parcel, Shivam would raise a request for a refund by claiming the shipping package to be empty.
He started all this in March this year by ordering two expensive mobile phone and later he asked for the refund. He got the whole amount back. He use to create new account on Amazon with new address and new Mobile no., SIM cards provided by an accomplice helped him a lot.
Reports say that he would later sell the phone on OLX or sell them in Delhi’s Karol Bagh.
Amazon India realized that it was being duped when they noticed a similar pattern of orders from one particular area. They immediately filed a FIR, which later led to the arrest of the 21-year-old man. Police has now seized 19 Mobile Phones, 12 lakh in cash, around 40 Passbooks and cheque books from Shivam’s home.