Chinese woman, mastermind of Rs 150 crore loan application scam, detained from West Delhi – The New Indian Express

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NEW DELHI: Delhi police have arrested a 52-year-old Chinese national believed to be the mastermind behind the fake loan application amounting to Rs 150 crore, a senior police official said on Wednesday.

The accused Chinese woman, identified as Yu Zhang, was arrested along with another person, identified as Vineet Jhaver, 38, from West Delhi. Notably, several Indians have recently fallen prey to high-end cyber crimes in which people are defrauded out of hundreds of crores of rupees every day through these bogus loan applications.

The Intelligence Fusion & Strategic Operations (IFSO) unit has been working on the case for months and has so far arrested 24 people, including the two people arrested. DCP (IFSO) Prashant Gautam said that when IFSO started analyzing the complaints, it was found that more than 100 such apps were involved in loan and extortion racketeering.

More arrests likely
The senior official said that during questioning of the arrested defendants, it was revealed that they were operating at the behest of other Chinese nationals. “The identities of the other Chinese nationals in these cases are being established and efforts are being made to track them down and arrest them,” he said.

NEW DELHI: Delhi police have arrested a 52-year-old Chinese national believed to be the mastermind behind the fake loan application amounting to Rs 150 crore, a senior police official said on Wednesday. The accused Chinese woman, identified as Yu Zhang, was arrested along with another person, identified as Vineet Jhaver, 38, from West Delhi. Notably, several Indians have recently fallen prey to high-end cyber crimes in which people are defrauded out of hundreds of crores of rupees every day through these bogus loan applications. The Intelligence Fusion & Strategic Operations (IFSO) unit has been working on the case for months and has so far arrested 24 people, including the two people arrested. DCP (IFSO) Prashant Gautam said that when IFSO started analyzing the complaints, it was found that more than 100 such apps were involved in loan and extortion racketeering. Likelihood of further arrests The senior official said interrogation of the arrested defendants revealed that they were operating at the behest of other Chinese nationals. “The identities of the other Chinese nationals in these cases are being established and efforts are being made to track them down and arrest them,” he said.

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