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Indian Police Charge Scammer Trying to Sell World's Largest Statue for $4 Billion USD Online

Posted On: Apr 10, 2020   |   Posted By: Hypebeast

Indian Police Charge Scammer Trying to Sell World's Largest Statue for $4 Billion USD Online

This week, police in India lodged a case against an anonymous cyber scammer for plotting to sell the world's largest statue located in India: The Statue of Unity. The nameless fraudster posted the fake listing on the online marketplace, OLX , offering the nearly 600-foot-tall monument for the aforesaid price. Moreover, the ad claimed that the proceeds from the sale would go to benefit the Gujarat state government's fight against the coronavirus. Screengrabs of the listing were shared across social media outlets, portraying the monolithic statue with the text: “Emergency! Selling Statue of Unity because of urgent money required for Hospitals and healthcare equipment.” An FIR has been registered against the unknown person in Gujarat for posting Statue of Unity for sale. He was just trying to help our clueless govt. pic.twitter.com/OWDGgOFjrJ - Rofl Gandhi 2.0 April 6, 2020 Indian authorities continue to keep tabs on cybercrime that have reportedly surged since the outbreak of COVID-10 in the...

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