Anonymous
Asked December 17, 2016

Cheated for job

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I have been cheated by a consultancy firm by telling me that they can provide a job and taking Rs. 2500 from me how can I get my money back they are not responding to me now.

Answer 1

You can file a case for cheating against the firm. Under the Indian Penal Code there are provisions to cater to such situations. Please refer to the provisions below for your reference :-

 

Section 415 in The Indian Penal Code

415. Cheating.—Whoever, by deceiving any person, fraudulently or dishonestly induces the person so deceived to deliver any proper­ty to any person, or to consent that any person shall retain any property, or intentionally induces the person so deceived to do or omit to do anything which he would not do or omit if he were not so deceived, and which act or omission causes or is likely to cause damage or harm to that person in body, mind, reputation or property, is said to “cheat”. 

Section 420 in The Indian Penal Code

420. Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property.—Whoever cheats and thereby dishonestly induces the person de­ceived to deliver any property to any person, or to make, alter or destroy the whole or any part of a valuable security, or anything which is signed or sealed, and which is capable of being converted into a valuable security, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

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