Greater Noida: A BTech student from Agra was duped of Rs 70,000 by a Delhi based placement agency in the name of providing her a job. The student had given a telephonic interview and had also received an offer letter but was turned away when she arrived to join the company.

The case has been registered against the placement agency at Kasna police station.
Roshni hails from Kanpur and is a final year BTech student in a college in Agra. While on her vacation at a relative’s home in Greater Noida, Roshni sent her curriculum vitae (CV) to various placement agencies for a job.

According to Roshni, she received a phone call from a placement agency in Pitampura in Delhi which asked her to pay Rs 1,000 as registration fee of the agency and promised her for a telephonic interview.

Roshni deposited Rs 1,000 in the account of the agency on November 14. She gave a telephonic interview and was asked to deposit Rs 25,000 in the account of Soshant Kumar after which she received an offer letter from a company along with the joining date.
Roshni also deposited Rs 30,000 in the said account on November 21 and the remaining Rs 15,000 on November 22.

When she visited the company for joining, the company refused to acknowledge the joining letter declaring it as fake.

When she tried to call the coordinator of the agency, the phone was unreachable.
Meanwhile, after registering the case, the police has launched investigations in this regard.

JPN/Bureau