CHINA BASED ONLINE GAMING &CHEATING THE PUBLIC CASE/SHIKHA GOEL,IPS,ADDL.CP. CRIME&SIT SPEECH
A case was registered to vide Cr.No. 1432/2020 and Cr.No.1580/2020 wherein the complaints informed that they were cheated inward online gaming on the website and lost Rs.97,000 and Rs.1,64,000/- respectively. The cases were registered under Telangana Gaming Act, Section 420 and 120 (B) IPC.
M.O. & Investigation:
During the investigation, it was found that online gaming was being organized by initiating prospective gamers through telegram groups. Entry is by reference only and members who innovate a certain member of new members are paid a Commission. On these groups, the admins will usually indicate the websites on which the registered members can play games and place wagers/bets. These websites would be changed on a daily basis. inward this particular format, it was found that players would place bets on colours inward a game called Colour Prediction.
Investigation revealed that the Bank Accounts and payment gateways were linked to the companies Linkyun, Dokypay and SpotPay and several other companies. The elbow grease of the grouping is to constantly plant new companies and more operations from one company to other. The names of some of the companies linked with these operations/directors/shareholders.
1. Growing Infortech Pvt Ltd
2. Sily Consulting Services Pvt Ltd
3. Pan Yun Technology Services
4. Linkyun Technology Pvt Ltd
5. Dokypay Technology Pvt Ltd
6. SpotPay Technology India Pvt Ltd
7. Daisylink Financial Pvt Ltd
8. Huahuo Financial Pvt Ltd
The Domain Name Servers of the gaming websites are based out of China and the Data hosting services is Cloud-based inward the US and operated from China. The entire technical operation is run by the China-based directors/partners of these companies. The payments were being routed through India based payment service providers/gateways. inward this case, it was presently PayTM and Cash unloose. It is understood from the investigation so far that the companies are controlled through a business solid called Beijing T Power Company based out of China.
The total value of the inward transaction on the two accounts traced so far is nearly Rs. 1100 Crores bulk of which is inward the year 2020. Most of the remittances take hold been transferred to different other accounts which are being traced and some of the accounts are Overseas. Total overseas remittances known as of now is nearly Rs. 110 Crores. The grouping was planning to register a company inward the Cayman Islands.
The amount which is frozen inward bank accounts so far during the investigation is nearly (30) Crores.
The Investigation has led to apprehension of the next:
1.Yah Hao National of China (caput of Operations for South due east Asia Authorized Signatory)
2. Dheeraj Sarkar R/O Gurugram (Director)
3. Ankit Kapoor R/O Delhi (Director)
4. Neeraj Tuli R/O Delhi (Director)
inward recent times cases of suicide due to online betting were reported from the state and other parts of the country which will be investigated from this angle.
It is also learnt that these groups are possibly involved inward other Cyber Crime activities similar Phishing, running banned apps and dating apps etc.
It was found that there were nearly (28) complaints from different states regarding their activity. The concerned will be informed for action at their cease.
Co-operation will be sought from other agencies for evaluating financial transaction and compliance with other laws.
farther investigation is inward process.
Commissioner of Police,