Tue. Feb 27th, 2024


Two males had been arrested from Jharkhand for duping a number of individuals on pretext of buyer care providers by working commercials on Google, a Delhi Police official stated on Tuesday.

The fraudsters had been recognized as Mustaqeem Ansari (31), and Md. Rizwan Ansari (26) — each residents of Deoghar district, Jharkhand.

According to police, an FIR was registered final 12 months on August 9 after Rajana Kaul, a resident of Vasant Kunj, alleged that she searched the client care variety of Punjab National Bank on Google and he or she known as on the alleged cellular quantity talked about on the web site.

“The alleged person advised her to download Rust Desk App and took access of her phone and account related information. Later, a total amount of Rs 5, 45, 000 was debited from her Canara bank account, ” stated Deputy Commissioner of Police (southwest), Rohit Meena.

During investigation, beneficiary particulars of alleged transactions had been sought from the involved banks and analysed.

“On analysis, it was found that the cheated money from all beneficiary bank accounts was withdrawn from the ATMs in Deoghar. A total money trail of Rs 15 lakhs was found in alleged bank accounts and on checking on NCRP, total eight complaints were found linked to alleged calling number, ” stated the DCP.

On the premise of technical surveillance, Mustaqeem and Rizwan had been arrested from Deoghar.

“Mustaqeem and Rizwan came in contact with one fraudster Md. Irfan Ansari and started cyber fraud on the pretext of customer care services by running ads on Google. They purchased bank accounts from different states and withdrew the cheated amount from ATMs in Deoghar, Jharkhand, ” stated the DCP.

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