Accused caught doing online fraud in KanpurImage Credit source: TV9
Although you must have heard about many types of fraud cases, but some different types of frauds have come to light from Kanpur. Yes, a fraud gang has been exposed in Kanpur in which around 1200 people are involved. These people used to rent bank accounts to commit fraud and then the real game started. This type of fraud has been exposed for the first time in Kanpur.
Police had received an information that on November 17, 2023, Rs 1 crore 20 lakh had been deposited in a current account in ICICI Bank located at Halsi Road. Out of these Rs 1 crore 20 lakh, Rs 1 crore 11 lakh were transferred to different accounts. On this information, the police of Kohana police station and the crime branch team jointly started investigation. Two accused, including Shubham Tiwari and Shivam Yadav, were taken into custody and interrogated.
The police were shocked to hear what was revealed after interrogating the accused. Police came to know that the accused cheat bank account holders by asking for their OTP PIN. The fraud amount is deposited in the current account. After this, that amount is transferred to the savings accounts taken on rent. The investigation so far has revealed that the savings accounts of about 1200 people were taken on rent and fraudulent money was sent to them.
The savings bank accounts of people committing fraud were taken on rent. In which he used to transfer the fraud amount. After this, the fraudsters used to send money to the account, some part of the amount was also given to them. The police is investigating the whole matter seriously, while the Bengaluru police took the accused and left. Joint Police Commissioner Anand Prakash Tiwari said that after receiving a call from Bangalore City Police Station Vidyaranya in Kohana police station, information was received that a fraud of Rs 4,24,000 was done with a woman living there by asking for OTP. Bengaluru police reached Kanpur and took both the accused with them for further questioning.
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