Sanjaya Baru a media adviser to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, was duped by a taxi driver for online fraud. Sanjaya Baru ordered liquor online and a man duped him. The case involved a fraudster as a representative of a liquor store, who allegedly made money online by promising to bring home alcohol.
Sanjaya Baru surfaced on the internet about the home delivery system of liquor during a lockdown. He then noticed a liquor store called La Cave Vines and called the number and Sanjaya Baru ordered liquor online.The man who introduced himself as a liquor store was asked to transfer 24,000 rupees to his account online. The money was then sent.
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Upon receipt of the call, the number received a notification that the phone was switched off. It was then that Sanjaya Baru filed a complaint with the police. The suspect was arrested following a phone number investigation. Police said the man was a taxi driver.