Surat: Cheating with import-export trader, complaint filed in cyber police


Sarthana was cheated by a businessman living in Jakatnaka area and doing import-export work. The consignor made a duplicate document in the name of the trader’s firm and registered for the import of the trader’s goods on the Icegate portal and cheated by transferring Rs 54 lakh out of the rebate of Rs 95 lakh received from the government under the scheme. However, later when the businessman came to know about this, he lodged a complaint in the cyber police station and the police registered a case and took further action.

Credit swindler digested by the government

Vijay Vithalbhai Ramani, 30, a resident of Riverpenta Sky near Sarthana Jakatnaka Shukan Bungalows, runs an import-export business by the name of Sharda Corporation firm in Mota Varachha. Meanwhile, from 12 September 2022 to 28 November 2022, unknown senders had usurped the credit received from Vijaybhai’s government. The thugs had prepared fake documents of Vijaybhai’s firm and his name.

Digital Signature Certificate generated

The miscreants created a digital signature certificate on the basis of the document. Later, after registering the firm on the Ice Gate portal and registering an e-mail ID in the name of businessman Vijay Ramani, the sender gave his mobile number in it. Then the consignor used the import and export code of Vijay Ramani and Vijay Ramani was given Rs 92,42,831 of 7 different e-scrips under the Rebate of State and Central Taxes and Levies scheme by the Government of India for the specialization of the goods . Out of which 4 e-scrips amounting to Rs 54,25,767 were fraudulently transferred to other import and export code holders.

planned to arrest the fraudsters

Regarding the incident, Vijay Ramani contacted the cyber police station and complained about the whole matter to the cyber crime police. The police have registered a case on the basis of the complaint and have planned to nab the fraudster on the basis of the mobile number.


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