Thu. Nov 30th, 2023

A gang of on-line fraudsters opened an account right here utilizing a person’s paperwork after which used it to deposit the cash which the gang members had earned via on-line fraud.

The incident got here to gentle when sufferer Rishabh Singh from Aliganj within the state capital bought an ATM card from a financial institution the place he didn’t have any account.

When Rishabh inquired into the matter, he was shocked to know that some individuals had not solely opened a checking account in his identify, however had additionally deposited their ill-gotten cash in it.

Rishabh stated he had utilized for a bank card at a non-public financial institution in Hazratganj and was interviewed by one Palak Khan, Sushil Singh and a girl on April 25.

Later, Rishabh bought a name from one Anil Sharma who requested him to ship the photocopy of his mom’s Aadhaar card.

“After some days Anil contacted me again and asked me to forward an OTP which was sent on my father’s mobile phone. Without suspecting any foul play, I forwarded the OTP to Anil, ” Rishabh stated, including that a few weeks later, he acquired an ATM card from a financial institution in Krishna Nagar the place he didn’t have any account after which he turned suspicious.

“Sushil, Palak, Anil and others had opened a bank account in my name. They misused my credentials in committing the crime, ” the sufferer stated.

SHO, Hazratganj, Vikram Singh stated that an FIR underneath IPC sections 420 (dishonesty) and 406 (felony breach of belief) and IT act has been lodged in opposition to the accused.

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