Gujarat cyber crime department has registered a complaint against an English woman for allegedly duping an Ahmedabad resident, who had come in his contact through social networking site Facebook. According to a complain registered by Uday Bhatt (61), a resident of Satellite and retired employee of EPFO, a woman named R Rosy, who introduced herself as widow, in an act of fraud made him pay Rs 59,00,000 to various Indian agencies for possession of prohibited Bitcoins when she landed in Delhi in January 2020.
Bhatt claimed that he had received her Facebook friend's request in December 2019. Bhatt in his complaint said that first he received a call from some custom officer to bail out Rosy by paying Rs 49,900 for travelling with prohibited Bitcoins worth Rs 50,00,000. Later on, he received numerous calls from Delhi allegedly from different agencies and in all he paid Rs 59,00,000 to prevent her detention.