Over eight hundred persons of Ganjam district have been duped by a company which claims to have its headquarters in Malyasia. Some of the persons narrated their woes to newsmen in the city. According to them, the company has its Indian headquarters in Mumbai. It has a website of its own through which it claimed that members of the organisation could get costly items on discount that can range up to 90 per cent. According to some of the investors in the company like Santosh Kumar Sahu, Sabysachi Das, the company did online business. Some ‘authorities’ of the company which was named ‘bidworld’ had also reached Ganjam district to motivate investors.
As per the complainants, 847 persons of Ganjam district had invested in the company. But the investors never received the promised goods or money.