Doc falls prey to online fraudsters

Doc falls prey to online fraudsters

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, November 30

The instances of online frauds are rising day by day. This time, a doctor fell victim to the phishing racket.

From the phone call and bank account details as to where the money was transferred, it was revealed that the accused were from West Bengal. Further probe is on. —  Sukhdev Singh, SHO Cantt police station

She was identified as Dr Anjali Pal, Rani Ka Bagh area resident. She said the accused pretended to be an employee of a digital payment system and e-commerce company based in Noida. She alleged that the accused influenced her and got the details of her bank account and debit card. She came to know about the fraud, when Rs67,418 was debited from her account.

Following preliminary probe, the police booked Dhiman Sarkar, SK Abdur and Buddhadeb Garain, all residents of different parts of West Bangal. A case under Sections 420 and 120-B of the IPC and Sections 66-C and 66-D of the IT Act was registered against them.

Sukhdev Singh, SHO Cantonment police station said from the phone call and bank account details where the money was transferred, it was revealed that the accused were from West Bengal. He said further investigations were on.

Going by the recent instances, the accused belonged to West Bengal. Recently, Rs22 lakh was withdrawn from the account of a woman and in the case, the accused were also from West Bengal.

Tribune Shorts


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