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FAKE profiles of brides and grooms, Matrimonial Website Owner arrested

AP Herald 2017-11-08 19:02:02

Hyderabad sources have reported that a man, who defrauded marriage aspirants with the promise of getting the best proposals online by collecting huge fee, was arrested by the Marketing Intelligence Team of Cyber Crime Station (CCS) of the city police. Meanwhile according to the police, the accused M. Sullam Vardan Yadav alias Vardan and resident of Shaikpet, cheated marriage aspirants and their parents by creating a matrimonial website

Moreover by promising to get the best matches, he also collected money by contacting the members via cell-phone but never provided the service. Further during the investigation, it was found that the accused indulged in the practice when he suffered losses after founding Swapna Marriage Bureau in Mehdipatnam. Later, he started the website with his wife Swapna as its owner and created fake profiles of some male and female marriage aspirants by using the pictures he had collected at his previous office.

Moreover he published advertisements in Telugu newspapers to attract people. He used to collect data from the Yadav Sangam and appointed two tele-callers at his Mehdipatnam office. Avinash Mohanty, DCP, Detective Department CCS, said “In this way, the accused person had cheated many customers in Telangana and AP”.