Techie duped of Rs77,000 via online transactions [DNA : Daily News & Analysis (India)]
(DNA : Daily News & Analysis (India) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Pune: A Nigdi-based software engineer is having sleepless nights, as unidentified person duped her tune to Rs77,000 on Thursday. Sanhita Muniyar (55), has lodged a complaint with the Nigdi police station under the relevant sections of Indian Penal Code relating to cheating and criminal breach of trust and also under the Information Technology Act.
P N Supekar inspector (crime) of Nigdi police station, who is investigating the case said, "The incident have took place between March 13 and March 20 at around 4 am via online transactions. The complainant owns a debit card and at the said time, she received 42 SMSes from her bank that Rs 50,841 has been transferred from her account to another account. The complainant immediately alerted the bank and asked to probe. After some days, she received four more SMSes from bank that the amount has been transferred to another account."
He added, "We suspect that the complainant might have carried the transaction using a Wi-Fi connection, and had forgotten to log out."
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