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Delhi court orders FIR against AskMe for fraud: report

A Delhi court has ordered that an FIR should be launched against the troubled ecommerce and online grocery portals AskMe and AskMeBazaar for cheating and fraud, reports Economic Times. This was against a complaint the court received from Limo Trading, based on initial reports filed by the Delhi Police. The court also directed the police to conduct a field and criminal investigation on the company. MediaNama was unable to contact Limo Trading or ascertain the nature of its allegations against AskMe. AskMe's former MD Sanjiv Gupta was unreachable at the time of publishing (phone switched off), while his lawyer Vipul Ghanda said that he was unaware of the FIR, or the case against AskMe. Attempts to contact the company's public relations company were also unsuccessful. According to the report, Limo Trading alleged that AskMe provided it heavy discounts but committed fraud by…

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