Trio held in Telangana for cheating ‘Snapdeal’

Karimnagar:Three persons were today arrested for allegedly cheating Snapdeal- an e-commerce company, police said.

The accused – Rapalli Mahesh (24), Bandi Yadaswamy (25) and G Ratnakar (23) of Godavarikhani town used to order online some items which included electronic goods, mobiles and sarees etc, Godavarikhani town Inspector D Upender said.

“After receiving the items on Cash on Delivery (COD) scheme, they were returning some ‘other’ items to the company by keeping the items supplied alleging that the items supplied to them are duplicate and demanded refund of money,” he said.

Since the items were returned, the firm was refunding the amount online. The trio was using the modus operandi since a year. A case had been registered under relevant section following a complaint by Snapdeal, he said, adding investigations were underway.