CUNCOLIM: Two brothers from Cuncolim have been charged with fraud after tricking a US citizen into investing in a joint venture and defrauding her of Rs 48.77 lakh, according to the Goa Police’s Cyber Crime Cell.
Pa Muas Xiong, a resident of Porvorim, filed a complaint against Rohan and Sairaj Phal Dessai, claiming that the brothers had made friends with her and persuaded her to invest in a company that engaged in computer-related operations.
The complainant was instructed to transfer Rs 48.77 lakh in cryptocurrencies between November 23, 2021, and September 6, 2023, under the pretext of buying a virtual office, accessories, as well as spending money on hiring staff and paying their salary.
Knowing she had been duped, she went to Cyber Crime with after realizing she had been duped, she filed a report with Cyber Crime. There has been no arrest of the suspects.