Raj Kundra’s firm accused of fraud in online gaming deal

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In the wake of Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra’s recent arrest in connection with an adult film racket, an Ahemdabad-based trader has accused Viaan Industries of having duped him of Rs 3 lakh. Hiren Parmar has filed a complaint with the Mumbai crime branch and cyber police, stating that Kundra’s firm promised to make him a distributor of an online skill-based game called ‘Game of Dot’.

An official quoted by news agency PTI said “Viaan Industries didn’t keep its promise, following which Parmar demanded he be returned Rs 3 lakh that he had invested, but didn’t receive any response.”

He further stated, “Parmar had earlier filed a complaint with the Gujarat cyber department two years ago, but no action was taken.” The complainant also claimed that he was not the only one cheated upon; several other people were cheated by Raj Kundra’s firm too. 

Parmar reported his plight to the Mumbai crime branch after Kundra’s arrest on July 19. 

Meanwhile, as the adult film racket matter intensified, the Mumbai police directed the bank officials of the State Bank of India in Kanpur to seize Kundra’s two bank accounts. The bank official also added that crores of rupees have been deposited in this account. 

Kundra is likely to face charges of money laundering and violation of foreign exchange rules with the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Furthermore, his police custody has been extended till Tuesday. 

Earlier this month, Chandigarh-based gaming company Tendril Gaming acquired Game of Dot (G.O.D), an online cricket game by Viaan Industries of Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty Kundra. Tendril Gaming Private Limited is well-known for game development and promotion. The company builds interactive gaming applications.

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G.O.D is a game of skill that is inspired by the traditional ‘spot-the-ball’ game, with a modern twist. It caters to cricket enthusiasts who love all the intricacies of the gentleman’s game. To play the game online, a player just needs a keen eye and a basic understanding of cricket. G.O.D is a simple and engaging game where players can easily ace the game to win cash prizes.

Players need to register for the game and then study the picture carefully to determine the position of the cricket ball. On the other hand, G.O.D’s panel of cricket experts also anticipates the correct position of the cricket ball in the given picture. The winner is selected based upon how close the player’s prediction is to the expert’s prediction and takes home daily cash prizes. A player can choose between Daily Game and Monthly Game as the time-based competition is judged by professionals from the cricket community.