Gurgaon: World Spa resident duped of Rs 12 lakh in online fraud
In a similar incident, a resident of Faridabad, who works in sector 40, Gurgaon, was duped of Rs 38,000 in an online fraud.gurgaon Updated: Jun 28, 2017 23:24 IST
A resident of upscale World Spa condominium was allegedly duped of Rs 12 lakh by fraudsters who carried out transactions without the knowledge of the account holder.
The police have registered a case and started an investigation. In a similar incident, a resident of Faridabad, who works in sector 40, Gurgaon, was duped of Rs 38,000 in an online fraud.
According to the police, Dr Nawal Kishore Choudhary a resident of World Spa, Sector 30, has an account with two private banks. Choudhary in his complaint said he received messages of the fund transfer on April 25. Shocked, he checked with the bank and was informed that the transfers were made through online banking.
Immediately after receiving the complaint, the Sector 40 police took the help of the cyber crime cell and visited the bank to check the transaction details.
A case was registered after a two month-long investigation by the cyber crime cell. Choudhary’s accounts were blocked after the bank was informed of the fraud.
The police are trying to trace the IP address of the system used to carry out the fraudulent transactions.
In another case, a resident of Faridabad, Amol Bhargav, complained to the police that he got a call in which the caller offered to extend his Paytm limit. Bhargav was sent a link and also asked for an OTP from the bank sent on his registered mobile phone number. The accused carried out multiple transactions, which resulted in a loss of Rs 46,700.
Inspector Sudhir Kumar, SHO, Sector 40, said, “We have asked the bank authorities to provide us the details of the account to which the money was transferred and from where transactions were made.”