Online fraudsters booked for posing as Advocate General sent request to his friend list seeking financial help

Pramesh S Jain

Online fraudster posing as Advocate General send request to his friend’ list seeking financial help .

Based on the complaint filed by Administrative officer, Abhijin B,from AGs office,the Central Division cyber crime police have registered a case against unknown person charging him under section 66c ( identity theft ) of the IT act on Saturday.

The accused had misused the pic and name of AG, Shashi Kiran Shetty in his whatsapp profile and sent a link to his friend’s contact numbers seeking financial help.

The fraud came to light when one of the friend contacted Justice Shetty to confirm.

Mr.Abhijin also shared two mobile numbers the accused was using.The police are trying to track down the accused through the mobile numbers the accused was using .