Staff Reporter

CHENNAI: The case pertaining to Quest Net multi-level marketing company has been transferred to the CB-CID. Those wishing to lodge complaints against the firm may henceforth approach the CB-CID office in Guindy, said Commissioner of Police R. Sekar.

Since last month, the Commissioner’s office has received over 17,000 complaints and even on Wednesday, around 300 complaints were received, he told a press conference here on Thursday. Such crimes have increased in the past few months and the police arrested several persons in connection with the cases. The Commissioner cited three different cheating cases recently in which the accused have been arrested.

Following the credit card application fraud, the Central Crime Branch had prepared pamphlets and display boards that could be put up in banks and ATM counters.