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Ola e-scooter rip-off: Delhi police arrest 20 | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The rip-off concerned the creation of a pretend Ola Electrical web site and other people impersonating Ola staff.

The Delhi Police has held 20 folks in reference to an elaborate on-line rip-off centred across the Ola electrical scooter. This rip-off has allegedly duped over 1,000 folks round India. The accused come from varied components of the nation, together with Patna, Bengaluru and Gurugram, in keeping with reviews.

The rip-off was pulled off by the creation of a pretend Ola Electrical web site that was focused at folks seeking to purchase the e-scooter. By means of this website, unwitting people would first pay Rs 499 to ebook the scooter, after which would obtain calls from the accused pretending to be Ola staff. These calls led to funds within the tens of 1000’s within the identify of down funds, supply prices, insurance coverage and extra. 

The rip-off got here to mild after an FIR was registered by the Delhi Cyber Police on the premise of a grievance that was acquired on October 7.

Till not too long ago, Ola Electrical scooters have been offered solely through an internet mannequin and the corporate solely not too long ago determined to open bodily expertise centres.

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