Cyber fraudsters cheats customers of star hotels with fake website in Bengaluru

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

The Cyber Crime police are on the lookout for cyber fraudsters who have created a fake website of a star hotel in city to cheat gullible customers .

Based on a complaint filed by the Vijay Kumar B, the Cyber crime police have registered a case against the accused charging them under impersonation,cheating and also under various sections of the IT Act.

The accused have created the website of Goldfinch hotels situated on Veerannapalya in Nagawara and floated on the social media along with a contact number offering online booking of suites .

Many gullible customers fallen prey and transferred the money to the two private bank account numbers mentioned on the fake websites .

The fraud came to light when few victims approached the hotel with the booking details .

The police are now trying to track down the accused based on the back account and contact details mentioned in the fake websites.