Man held for duping over 100 people of ₹2cr by offering fake roles in Bollywood
The crime branch of the cyber police has arrested a man accused of duping over 100 people of ₹2 crore under the pretext of casting their children to feature in Bollywood and ad-films.
The police have recovered ₹32.58 lakh from the man, one Apurva Ashwin Dauda alias Dr Rishi Shroff, 47, who has been allegedly duping people for the past four years.
Dauda was arrested on the complaint of one Mahesh Gupta, a Borivali resident. Dauda allegedly defrauded Gupta to the tune of ₹32.69 lakh.
After tracking his digital footprints, the cyber police nabbed him from Khalapur recently.
There are cases registered against him at Sakinaka, Amboli, Oshiwara, Dadar and N.M. Joshi Marg police stations, the police said.
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