ngenious initiative by a fraudster who was discovered and immediately arrested
He believed he had found a way to make money quickly, a 28-year-old Indian who, after renting a car, immediately sold it to a naive buyer whom he had stolen a few hours later, then returned it to the rental agency and pocketed it. the money from the sale.
The scam had been successful for the first time but, when he tried again, Mintoo Kumar was discovered and arrested. It all started by renting a Mahindra XUV500 in New Delhi, finding the registration data and falsifying the vehicle registration document.
After making the forged documents he placed an ad online and, once contacted by an interested buyer, he rented the car to the buyer. Then, using the GPS installed on the car, he tracked it down and stole it using a duplicate key.
When Kumar tried again for the second time, however, following the tip-off of a person suspicious of the sale, the police arrested him to wait for the swindler. Your justification? He was trying to put together money to pay off the debts of his bankrupt company.