New Delhi, July 10
A 30-year-old man was arrested for allegedly dishonest a retired Delhi College professor on the pretext of redeeming bank card factors, police mentioned on Friday.
The 73-year-old DU professor had filed a grievance final 12 months alleging that he acquired bulk messages from the accused, providing him to redeem bank card factors.
He uploaded his card particulars on the web-link, following which Rs 60,000 had been deducted from his bank card, a senior police officer mentioned.
The accused, Vikas Jha, purchased Amazon reward playing cards from the cash and later bought them, police mentioned.
Throughout investigation, the reward playing cards bought from the alleged transaction was analysed. Particulars of the one that redeemed the alleged reward playing cards had been collected, they mentioned.
“It was found that a woman, Ashu, had redeemed those gift cards in Hyderabad. She informed that her brother Imran bought the gift cards from an online website from one Adarsh,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (north) Monika Bhardwaj mentioned.
The IP tackle and the cellular utilized by Adarsh had been analysed and it was discovered to be the identical which was used to cheat the professor. Additional, the IP tackle was discovered to be registered within the identify of Jha, who was in judicial custody, police mentioned.
Jha was lodged in a Delhi jail and has been rearrested in reference to one other dishonest case, they mentioned.
He was arrested for allegedly dishonest an official posted on the Lieutenant Governor’s workplace final 12 months, police mentioned.
Throughout interrogation, Jha disclosed that he despatched a hyperlink to many individuals looking for particulars reminiscent of card quantity, CVV quantity, date of expiry, MPIN, mail ID and password, they mentioned.
He used the knowledge uploaded by the sufferer for transaction on his Amazon Pay account. He bought a number of reward playing cards on-line on a web site, police added. PTI