Police arrest five, including two foreigners, in an parcel scam
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Kathmandu, Jan. 11 -- The Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police on Thursday arrested five persons, including two foreigners, in an alleged parcel scam.
"The scammers contacted the victims through mediums like Facebook, IMO, Viber and Whatsapp and pretended to be in love with them. They then pretended to have sent parcels containing luxurious gifts and in order to receive the parcels the victims were told to deposit a certain amount of money in banks," Yuvaraj Khatiwada, an investigation officer at the bureau, told the Post. "The victims were told that the deposit amount was for the purpose of the parcel clearance at the airport. This way they had been swindling their victims."
Acting on a complaint filed by Madhav Basnet, a speci...
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