CIB Arrests One more in Connection with Hyperfund Scam   

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CIB Arrests One more in Connection with Hyperfund Scam   

KATHMANDU: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has arrested one more person over his alleged involvement in the Hyperfund scam to which Nepalis at home and abroad have allegedly lost millions of rupees.    

According to CIB Spokesperson and Information Officer, Superintendent of Police, Hobindra Bogati, the second person arrested over the scam is Srikant Bhandari. He was apprehended from Rukum on Wednesday.    

Earlier, the CIB apprehended Nanu Ghimire aka Kajal from Lalitpur over her alleged involvement in duping Nepalis in the scam. Till date, the CIB has received complaints from 56 people of fraud over Rs 79.5 million in the scam.    

As the CIB says, it has been preparing to issue a red corner notice through Interpol against those against whom complaints have been filed by the alleged victims.    

CIB has appealed to those duped in the scam to register a complaint at the CIB. It has also provided an online space for the registration of the complaint. One can visit the official website of CIB and lodge a complaint at [email protected] or [email protected] featured on the site.

Hyperfunding is the fundraising of large sums of money in a brief campaign by a company that directly targets consumers or investors via the Internet.  -- RSS


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