Mumbai woman duped: A complaint was filed a complaint against Max Johannes who claimed to be from New York by Sumaiyya Momin of Mumbai. She is claiming that his New York friend duped to the tune of 4.5lakhs. He said he was working for cancer patients after his wife died of cancer a few years ago. He told Momin he had sent a consignment for cancer patients. Police is investigating the matter. Momin got a call from the ‘customs authorities from New Delhi airport’. She was told to deposit Rs 4.5 lakh as tax and penalty to get the consignment which contained US dollars. The woman transferred money through net banking and later found out that she had been duped.The police said a person, with the name of Max Johanx, sent her a friend request on Facebook on September 12. An officer from J J Marg police station said: “They started chatting on Facebook following which they shared phone numbers with each other. Johanx said he wanted to donate money for cancer patients in India. He claimed that his wife died due to cancer so, he wanted to provide medical treatment for cancer patients. On September 18, Johanx claimed that he was sending gifts from New York and asked the woman to donate the gifts to an NGO.
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