Swindled money retrieved in hours
An intelligence officer who was swindled of ₹1.62 lakh by on-line fraudsters bought his money again inside 24 hours of lodging a police criticism, due to swift motion by the Cybercrime police.
The police mentioned the sufferer had booked a ticket to journey overseas by means of a non-public company. However, when he tried to contact the company in order to postpone his journey dates, a faux journey agent got here into contact with him and took all the sufferer’s particulars.
“Within no time, the fraudster withdrew ₹1.62 lakh from the victim’s bank account. Shocked over the fraud, the victim lodged a complaint with the Cybercrime police, who swung into action and traced the money,” mentioned Police Commissioner B. Srinivasulu.
“The Cybercrime experts, who took up an investigation, identified the account from which the transaction was done, and reversed the transaction. Efforts are on to trace the fraudsters,” Mr. Srinivasulu mentioned on Monday.