An official from Upbringing Technologies in Dahanukar Colony said they used to collaborate with a German company named FIPA Gmbh. Upbringing Technologies used to import machinery from Germany to India for client companies here, whereas the other company used to import machinery from India through Upbringing.
On December 10, unidentified individuals, posing as the sales executive of the German firm, sent an email claiming they would like to purchase some merchandise. Affixing bank strikes as a reason,
However, few days later the sender of the email demanded few more lakhs. A suspicious sales officer then raised the issue with the seniors. “They rang up FIPA Gmbh who stated that they have not sent any such request. They also expressed doubt that there e-mail accounts were hacked,” said sub-inspector Ambarish Gaikwad.
It was found that the money had gone into the bank account of a firm named Aman and