Navi Mumbai: Man, woman held for cheating shopkeepers

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Thane, Mar 26 (PTI) Two people were arrested for allegedly duping a shopkeeper by showing him fake 'money received' messages of a mobile payment firm, police in Navi Mumbai said on Friday.

The duo, posing as a married couple, would make purchases and then claim they had made the payment through e- wallet by showing them fake messages which stated that the money had been received, assistant commissioner of police (Vashi) Vinayak Vast said.

After a shopkeeper from Vashi filed a complaint of being cheated to the tune of Rs 30,000, a police team held the man and woman on Thursday, he added. PTI COR BNM BNM