One held for net-banking fraud in Gurgaon

Gurgaon: A man from Delhi was arrested here Thursday for illegally withdrawing Rs.1 lakh from an account through net-banking, police said.

“We have arrested Vijay Sahni, a resident of Delhi’s Najafgarh from his house,” said Suresh Kumar, chief of cyber cell.

Two more suspects were to be arrested, he said.

Sugato Debgupta, a resident of Malibu town here, had complained that someone withdrew Rs.1 lakh from his account at HDFC bank through net-banking.

The cyber cell registered a cheating case under penal provisions and relevant sections of Information Technology Act at Sadar Police Station May 29.

“The accused hacked the mail ID of the victim and made changes in Debgupta’s accounts and changed the mobile number of SMS alert,” he said.

They withdrew Rs.50,000 each from HDFC and Syndicate Bank.

Police said the accused had managed to get sanctioned Rs.3 lakh as loan in the complainant’s name and were about to withdrawn it.


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