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65-year-old man loses Rs 74 Lakhs to dating scam

65-year-old man loses Rs 74 Lakhs to dating scam

Posted On : Friday, December 13, 2019, 7:13 PM
A 65-year-old man from Mumbai was cheated of Rs 74 Lakhs, after fraudsters made him take up membership of a dating site. The victim was offered membership of Locanto Dating Services and Speed dating and claimed that they offer girls for dates at a location chosen by the member. After taking up the membership, he wanted to cancel it. When he called up to make a cancellation, he was asked for a huge cancellation fee. Fraudsters demanded that he pay up to avoid landing in a legal mess. They made the victim transfer Rs 73.5 Lakhs to several accounts. The victim agreed to the transfer, fearing he would be defamed.
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