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cyber fraud with Infosys executive criminals extort rs 3.7 crores

cyber fraud with Infosys executive criminals extort rs 3.7 crores
Written by Manoj Kadam
cyber fraud with Infosys executive criminals extort rs 3.7 crores

cyber fraud with Infosys executive criminals extort rs 3.7 crores

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Cyber ​​Crime: Cases of cyber crime are continuously coming to light. This time the criminals cheated a senior officer of Infosys. According to a report, the victim is from Bangalore, Karnataka. Cyber ​​criminals cheated by pretending to be officials of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), CBI and Mumbai Police. The criminals threatened to arrest the Infosys officer in various cases including money laundering and snatched Rs 3.7 crore from him in two days.

What did the victim tell the police

According to TOI report, the victim received a call on November 21. The callers introduced themselves as officials of TRAI, CBI and Mumbai Police. The victim was told that a criminal case has been registered against him at Vakola Police Station, Mumbai.

The victim was accused of having a SIM card in his name through which illegal advertisements were being posted. The victim said in his plea that the phone number is not his. On this the victim was told that the SIM was purchased using his Aadhaar number.

Then the victim's call was transferred to another person, who introduced himself as a senior officer of Mumbai Police. Told the victim that he would have to join the investigation. Will have to meet CBI officers in Delhi-Mumbai, otherwise arrest may occur. Then a video call was also made, in which the police station was visible and some people were in uniform. The criminals also showed their ID and a copy of the complaint to reassure the victim.

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Then to resolve the matter, he was asked to transfer money to the account. According to the report, the panicked Infosys employee transferred Rs 3.7 crore to different bank accounts between November 21 and 23. After this the victim realized that he had been cheated. He lodged a complaint with the police.

According to the report, the police have registered a case under sections 419 and 420 of the IPC. Because a huge amount has been embezzled. In such a situation, the case has been transferred to CID and the bank has been asked to freeze the accounts of the criminals.

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