NEW DELHI: In an international speculation scam of Rs 7,800 crore, a team of the economic offences wing of Surat Police caught Londonbased mastermind Dinesh Bharwad from Delhi airport recently.
Bharwad, a native of Anand in Gujarat, operated a network of online betting transactions from Dubai.
According to AY Baloch, incharge of the economic offences wing, the team got the information that Bharwad, who was living in London, frequented India under disguise. They issued a look-out notice in his name.
Some days back, the team got a tip-off that Bharwad was travelling from London to Dubai and then landing at Delhi airport via Phuket. The Surat police team nabbed him at Delhi airport and then took him to Surat on police remand.
From Bharwad’s mobile phone, details of at least 250 fake bank accounts were recoveredwhich were used for transactions worth crores of rupees in international betting.
The betting scam was being run under the garb of atextile office called Rajmahal Mall Shiv Enterprises in Dindoli, Surat city. Last year in October the police had nabbed several people in raids there.
In this racket, the police had nabbed Harish alias KamleshJariwala, Sunil Chaudhary and Rishikesh Adhikar Shinde, Huzefa Kaushar and Makasarwala Vigerein October last year. They were involved in creating fake documents for 55 bank accounts
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