CHANDIGARH,, Sept. 14 -- A resident of Sector 20B was duped of Rs.2,13,575 by a woman, the police said on Sunday.

Police said the 31-year-old complainant, while browsing for a job on the internet had come across a woman who had offered to have physical relations with him for money in June.

On several occasions, the accused asked the man to pay for a hotel room and other expenses but avoided meeting him giving excuses. On July 10, she told him that she had an accident and sent the picture of a BMW car. The complainant was able to trace the photo to an accident in Hyderabad in 2019. By that time, however, he had paid over Rs.2.13 lakh in various payments.

A case under sections 419 (cheating by personation), 420 (cheating) and 120B (crimi...