Wed. Apr 24th, 2019

Gujarat Police investigating into online cash fraud

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Surat: Police initiate investigation into an online cash fraud.

The victim Ms. Divya R Mutneja is an employee of MNS Cars Private Limited, located in Dumas Road. In the complaint to the police, the victim stated that, a woman called me up on my cellphone and introduced herself as an employee of State Bank of India. She chatted with me and gained my confidence. She asked me if I was interested in raising my credit card limit and said that the online and cross verification was being conducted. I gave her the OTP numbers that were sent to my mobile number without suspecting fraud.

On receiving the details the woman deducted Rs.28, 995/- from her credit card. This incident took place on April 2 but she came to know about this only after confirming from the bank. She registered a police complaint on April 11.

Based on the complaint the Police officer of the Umra police station said that they registered an offence under Sections 43, 66, 66(C), and 66(D) of IPC and IT Act. He also said the fraud has taken place online from Delhi and the source of the crime is being investigated.

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