According to Noida Police officials, the dismantled online gambling racket in Sector 108 is originally linked to Jhansi. The investigation revealed that the fraudsters involved in the gang were using around 15 other apps along with the Mahadeva app to commit the fraud. An investigation was also launched about them. The network of the gang is also extended abroad. For this reason, the General Directorate of Crime and central investigative agencies will now also be involved in its investigation. Besides Mahadeva App, Anna App, Reddy App, Satta Batta.com, Natraj, Cricket Bet, Fair Play, Maza Play, Perry Match, Betway, Ulf 777, Share Play, 1X Bet in App also know betting. . Police teams have opened an investigation into all these applications.
400 crore transaction
Some of the defendants detained by the police also became aware of the involvement of people in large-scale online gambling on all these applications. About sixty online trading accounts were recovered from the accused. Transactions of around Rs 400 crore were detected on all these accounts. During the investigation Rs 100 crore was also transferred from some accounts in Mumbai and Ahmedabad.
Bets were also happening in equestrian and IPL
A senior investigator said that during the investigation it was discovered that gang leader Saurabh Chandrakar, Ravi Utpal, Atul Agarwal maintained a nationwide online gambling network with a dozen apps. After trapping youngsters into greed to earn less effort and more profit, they tricked them into spending money betting online on cricket, horse racing, election, football and other games. other mega events through fake apps developed by them. According to the police officer, hundreds of thousands of youths from Uttar Pradesh as well as Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand, Telangana, Andhra and Madhya Pradesh have been defrauded after falling in the clutches of this gang. According to law enforcement sources, the arrested gang was also using hundreds of crores of rupees obtained through fraud in numerous illegal activities.
Maoists secure funding in Naxal region
According to sources, reports have also been received of the use of these rupees in the purchase of illegal drugs, money laundering and financing of the Maoists in the areas affected by Naxal. The peculiarity is that in places where people have been deceived on a large scale by this application. All of these areas are Naxalite affected areas. The respective state police in all of these locations have arrested over 2 dozen people associated with the gang. However, the masterminds are still sitting far from the grasp of the police.
bookmakers conference held at dubai hotel
According to sources, Saurabh Chandrakar, the mastermind of the gang, called his agents spread across different states to a hotel in Dubai. Here, the defendants had prepared to strengthen their network of fraud as well as to enlarge it. Legal experts had also joined the defendants, who also told them about gambling law in the country. Let us tell you that so far it has been discovered in the investigation, all the big masterminds of the gang were doing this game of chance while sitting in Dubai. Noida DCP Harish Chander said that in the investigation of the international gambling fraud gang, his sons spread to foreign countries. Preparations are underway to involve the Crime Branch and other central agencies in the investigation of the gang, so that the leader of the gang can be quickly arrested.