Man detained for cheating on women after meeting them through dating sites | Bombay News
Police say a 28-year-old woman registered a cheating case against Chavan in August, claiming they met through a dating site
Mumbai: Mumbai police have arrested a 34-year-old man for allegedly cheating on at least 40 women after meeting them through dating sites. They said that the defendant, Vishal Suresh Chavan alias Anurag Chavan, who has B Tech and MBA degrees, would come into contact with women from wealthy backgrounds and claim that he worked in a high-end mobile phone manufacturing company. range. Chavan allegedly took money from at least 30 people promising to get them the latest iPhones.
Chavan faces three, two cheating and a rape case. Police say a 28-year-old woman filed a cheating case against Chavan in August, saying they met through a dating site and he allegedly took ₹2.25 lakh from her under the guise of investing in the stock market. After a month, he stopped seeing her and taking her calls.
“Based on technical evidence and call data records, we understood that the person was using a cell phone number in someone else’s name. We had their photographs and after connecting a link to a another, we found his residential address in East Kalyan but he had not returned home for 15 days,” a policeman said.
Inspector Sudhir Jadhav said Chavan cheated on many women. “Most of them don’t show up to file charges against him. He was arrested in 2017…after a woman filed an infidelity complaint against him…he had taken ₹17 lakhs of her. He was released on bail by the High Court after submitting ₹17 lakh in court. He added that Chavan would contact the women on the marriage sites and promise to marry them and get details of their financial history. “He would then start visiting the woman’s house to gain her trust and later take money to invest.”