Published On : Mon, Oct 15th, 2018

Man duped of Rs 1.20 lakh in credit card fraud

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Nagpur: Tricking a man into sharing the details of his credit card, a fraudster bought an iPhone online and also transferred cash of Rs 34,000 to his bank account. The accused had posed himself as a bank executive and asked the complainant Rajendra Baburao Sonare (48) about his card details on the pretext of verification.

Later Sonare was shocked to notice that an amount of Rs 1.20 lakh has been deducted from his account. The case has been registered at Ajni police station area.

Sonare, a resident of Plot No 306, Vinkar Vasahat, Manewada-Besa Road received the phone call in June this year.
The caller introduced himself as bank executive and asked for his credit card details for verification. Without suspecting for anything wrong, Sonare simply shared the details with the fraudster. Using the details, the fraudster made shopping of iPhone on Flipkart and also transferred Rs 34,000 cash to his bank account.

Ajni police have registered the case under Sections 420 and 34 of IPC. In yet another case, Radheysham Bholaram Shahu (45), a resident of Empress Mill No. 3, Lodhipura, was duped by online fraudster to the tune of Rs 23,000.
The incident took place in March,2018.

Shahu had shared his ATM card details with an unknown phone caller, who identified himself as bank executive. Later, the caller had withdrawn Rs 23,000 from his bank account. Ganeshpeth police have registered an offence against unidentified person.