The accused advertised in an online classifieds platform offering jobs as ground staff in Air India Limited.
The fraud came to light after several aspirants, who had sent the money, sensed that something was amiss as they received no further messages.
‘Offer letters’“Some days later, the candidates would be sent messages that they had been shortlisted for the job, along with information regarding the nature of the job, work hours, and the salary.
Job aspirants, who fell for the alleged ploy, contacted him in the number provided in the advertisement, following which they were directed to send him their biodata.
The City shadow police on Tuesday apprehended Pramod Kumar Ajar, 25, of Bari in Rajasthan, on charges of defrauding several candidates of large sums of money by offering them jobs in the national carrier Air India.