Six Nepali agents make transaction of millions of rupees thru fake accounts in betting

Dainik Nepal Mar 23, 2023 | 19:27

Kathmandu: It has come to light that Nepali agents have made transaction of millions of rupees through dozens of accounts by establishing fake betting companies, which is illegal in Nepal. Six Nepali agents made transaction of millions rupees involving people in betting through betting apps in different games and other activities launched in the world.

As per the preliminary details, they transacted around Rs 600 million in betting at different times, said police. Dilip Singh, 23, Bhupal Raj Neupane and Nayan Raj Bhandari of Jumla district, Barun Kumar Singh of Sarlahi, Basudev Pandey of Kathmandu and Shivani Tamang of Kavrepalanchowk are found involved in betting as the agent, said Superintendent of Police at the Kathmandu Valley Crime Investigation Office, Somendra Singh Rathore.

In course of investigation by police, they were found as the agent of 1XBet, the betting company. It was revealed in course of investigation that they had used more than 336 SIM cards of different telecom companies. The accused were found involved in betting transaction by opening accounts in digital wallet in the name of different people alluring them of providing commission.

Similarly, eight bank accounts in the name of Dilip, Bhupal Raj and Nayan Raj and two corporate accounts by establishing fake companies in the name of relatives were also found used for betting transaction. Total Rs 77.787 million was found transacted by them so far. The District Police Range, Bhaktapur, and Kathmandu have started investigation into the case by arresting them.


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