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Man awaits job in civic body for 13 yrs, loses `26.40 lakh

DNMUM416142 | 6/14/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :249

The police have registered a case of cheating and impersonation against two persons who allegedly duped a 42-year-old man resident of Borivali, Prashant Rajaram Dhanu, to the tune of Rs 26.40 lakh by promising him a job in Municipal Corporation.
The duo, who claimed to be government officials, had been luring the victim since June 2005 to shell out money for the lucrative job, making it one of the longest running scams.
According to the police, two people had met Dhanu in June 2005 through a mutual friend and the duo had promised Dhanu that they would help him get a job in the civic body.
“The duo met Dhanu several times and took as much as Rs 26.40 lakh in cash and cheques on various pretexts, claiming that they would need mo
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