Vivek Oberoi duped of ₹1.55 Crore; FIR registered against film producer and 2 others in Mumbai

The actor’s chartered accountant reported the incident to the police in Andheri after receiving a tip.

The police reported on Friday that three people are accused of defrauding Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi of Rs 1.55 crore by convincing him to invest in an event and film production company with the promise of big profits.

The actor’s chartered accountant complained about the group to the MIDC police station in Andheri East on Wednesday, bringing the matter to light, an official said.

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The actor said that the three accused, one of whom was a film producer, were his business associates and requested that he contribute money to a company that produces events and films.

He claimed that although the actor contributed Rs. 1.55 crore to the project, the accused individuals kept the funds for themselves. According to the official, the actor’s wife was a partner in the business.

In accordance with sections 34 (common intention), 409 (criminal breach of trust), 419 (cheating by personation), and 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code, a first information report (FIR) has been filed against the three, he added.

He stated that the investigation into the matter is ongoing.