Three techies who work with the Tech Jiant Infosys were taken in custody on the grounds of contacting the income taxpayers and asking them money to grant them the tax rebates.
The Police said that the three techies were arrested in Bengaluru on the charges of fraud.
"The three were arrested for contacting taxpayers and promising to get them tax rebates in liu of 4 per cent of the total amount involved," Bengaluru South East Division Deputy Commissioner of Police Joshi Srinath Mahadev said.
Mahadev added that the accused were identified as Renugunta Kalyan Kumar, Prakash, and Deveshwar Reddy who works at the Bengaluru branch of Infosys. The trio was sent for 14-day judicial custody.
"Whatever relevant information is received, these Infosys employees forward it to the Income Tax Department to make tax assessments and further processing," Mahadev added.
According to the police, the trio has been indulged in the fraud activities from more than a month and they have collected around Rs 4 lakh in the pretext of tax debates and reportedly the amount has been recovered.
SOURCE : TUPAKI