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Shah Rukh Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui Booked By CBI For A Ponzi Scheme Scam

Shah Rukh Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui Booked By CBI For A Ponzi Scheme Scam

A probe has been undertaken by the CBI regarding an online ponzi scam by Ghaziabad-based Webwork Trade Links worth Rs 500 crore. Under which Shah Rukh Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui are named in the complaint as they had endorsed its portal Addsbook.com. The complaint stated that the promoters of Webwork Trade Links, Anurag Jain and Sandesh Verma, duped people using the two actors as brand ambassadors of his shadow firm addsbook.com.

As per the the complaint, which is now part of the FIR, the company opened a "shadow company", Addsbook Marketing Pvt, which was launched on December 10, 2016, with brand ambassadors "Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Shahrukh Khan".

"People have invested heavily as they were influenced by both celebrities," it alleged.

On the hand, SRK and Nawaz are not mentioned as either accused or suspects by the Uttar Pradesh Police, which had probed the matter earlier. Jain and Verma allegedly took money from people luring them with lucrative payments for every click on advertisements on their website, the complaint said.

According to the Uttar Pradesh Police, which was probing the matter, Garg and Sudesh offered membership to more than 4 lakh people in four months for the click and earn plan.

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