Crime in Hyderabad

10 held in insurance fraud

10 held in insurance fraud
A handcuffed suspect is escorted by police as he arrives at the Paris courts July 20, 2010. A nationwide group of French lawyers have requested France's Constitutional Council to study the practice of the country's 'garde a vue policiiere', which allows police to hold and question suspects for up to 48 hours with only brief access to legal council. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)

Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Cyber Crime Police have arrested 10 offenders in connection with an insurance fraud from Delhi and Lucknow.

Confirming the arrest, Joint Commissioner of Police (CCS) T. Prabhakar said police also seized Rs. 7.3 lakh cash, 37 mobile phones, 11 hard disks and 11 registers from Americ Solutions office in Kirti Nagar in Delhi.

“The offenders had taken contacts of several policy holders whose policies had discontinued, and started contacting them and promised them to provide them higher returns. They have collected a lot of money from policy holders,” he said.

“We received a complaint from one of the victims after he realised that this is fraud,” he added.