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By Nidharshana | Jun 01, 2020 10:04 AM

A Bengaluru based organ donor was cheated by unidentified people, who took around 3.14 lakh from her. The police are yet to identify the criminals.

Bank Staff Loses Lakhs in a bid to Sell Kidney for 1 Crore!

The 25-year-old woman, worked at a private bank in the city lost her job due to the coronavirus pandemic. Due to financial constraints and the unprecedented lockdown that was imposed earlier in March, she had decided to donate her kidney for money.

“I am unmarried and I know my parents are facing financial problems. I thought of donating one of my kidneys to help my parents. I searched online to know what happens if one donates a kidney. I learnt that I could lead a normal life with one kidney. Besides, I would also be saving someone’s life by donating the organ. So, I decided to donate my kidney and sent a message on the contact number provided in the advertisement,” she told TOI.

She had stumbled upon an internet advertisement which offered 1 crore for kidney donation. Hence, she contacted them. They had however, claimed that they will only take the organ as per government procedures after which they asked her for money for procedures including government and police approval, check-up at the hospital, and the operation.

“The man who received the call introduced himself as Hada Fang and he assured me that I can donate kidney legally and that I need to get a donor card for the purpose. He later provided three bank account numbers and asked me to deposit money in the name of various fees, including police approval and tax identification fee. I pledged my gold ornaments also and arranged Rs. 3.1 lakh and transferred the amount. Later, Fang stopped replying to my messaged and calls,” she said.

After receiving the money, they have not been returning her phone calls. Alarmed by the situation, she filed a complaint at the police station. The police force is actively searching for the criminals. The Police have registered a cheating case under Section 420 of IPC and Information Technology Act. They have also alerted the public, asking them not to fall prey for such dales advertisements.

அரசியல், விளையாட்டு, நாட்டுநடப்பு, குற்ற சம்பவங்கள், வர்த்தகம், தொழில்நுட்பம், சினிமா, வாழ்க்கை முறை என பலதரப்பட்ட சுவாரஸ்யமான செய்திகளை தமிழில் படிக்க இங்கு கிளிக் செய்யவும்      



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