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TWO CYBER FRAUDSTERS DUPING CREDIT CARD USERS HELD BY CYBER POLICE STATION

May 27, 2022 07:48 PM

 Nine mobile phones recovered  Seven ATM cards recovered  Two cases worked out

New Delhi (Face2News)

The team of Cyber police station of South-East District has arrested two cyber fraudsters Ishant Mahey and Sunil Gupta. With their arrest, nine mobile phones and seven ATM cards have been recovered from their possession. In addition to it, two cases of cyber fraud have also been worked out. 

On 11.01.2022, complainant Sh. Sagnik Banergee visited Cyber police station to lodge a complaint regarding cheating. He alleged that he was duped with Rs. 44,878/- on the pretext of increasing the limit of his credit card by a person impersonating himself as a bank employee. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 04/22 u/s 420 IPC was registered at Cyber Police Station and investigation of the case was taken up.

Sensing the gravity of offence, a dedicated team comprising of SI Manoj Bhaskar and HC Satender led by Insp. Kuldeep Shekhawat SHO/ Cyber police station under the supervision of Sh. Manoj Sinha ACP/Ops. and guidance of Sh. Rajeev Ambasta/ Addl DCP-II, SED was constituted to nab the culprits. The police team obtained statement of bank accounts and CDRs of mobile number of alleged person. After the analysis, it was found that the money was transferred to various bank accounts and cash was taken out from ATMs at Nawada, Dwarka Mor.

Ms. Esha Pandey,  IPS, DCP, said, on sustained interrogation, both accused persons disclosed that they wanted to live a lavish lifestyle. Further, they disclosed that they used to provide bank accounts of victims for receiving cheated money to their co-associates who run a fake credit card call centre. Their co-associates used to call credit card holders of a bank and represent themselves as the representative of the same bank to activate or increase limit of their credit card.

The police team thoroughly analyzed all the CCTV footages of camera installed in the ATMs of Nawada, Dwarka Mor from where the alleged persons withdrew the cheated amount. On 26.05.2022, on the basis of technical surveillance and bank statement, the police team busted two cyber fraudsters near Dwarka Mor, Delhi.

On enquiry, they were identified as Ishant Mahey s/o Sanjay R/o Vikashpuri, Delhi age 32 yrs and Sunil Gupta s/o Kailash R/o Uttam Nagar, Delhi age 41 yrs. During the course of investigation, they confessed their crime. On their instance, nine mobile phones and seven ATM cards were recovered from their possession. Further investigation of the case is under progress to nab their co-associates.

Ms. Esha Pandey,  IPS, DCP, said, on sustained interrogation, both accused persons disclosed that they wanted to live a lavish lifestyle. Further, they disclosed that they used to provide bank accounts of victims for receiving cheated money to their co-associates who run a fake credit card call centre. Their co-associates used to call credit card holders of a bank and represent themselves as the representative of the same bank to activate or increase limit of their credit card. Thereafter, they get transferred amount into different fake accounts and withdraw money from different ATMs and distribute it among themselves. Account statements of recovered debit cards and 12 bank account details were obtained and transactions over 60 lakh were found in these accounts.

WORKED OUT CASES: FIR No. 04/22 u/s 420 IPC, PS Cyber Police Station, FIR No. 65/22 u/s 420 IPC, PS Cyber Police Station

RECOVERY: Nine mobile phones , 7 Seven ATM cards

PROFILE OF ACCUSED PERSONS: Accused Ishant Mahey s/o Sanjay R/o Vikashpuri, Delhi age 32 yrs has studied upto 10th class. He is previously involved in 01 case of cyber fraud. Accused Sunil Gupta s/o Kailash R/o Uttam Nagar, Delhi age 41 yrs has study upto 04th class. He is previously involved in 01 case of cyber fraud.

 
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