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Pune: Cyber cell arrests man for ‘duping’ 63 persons across India

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment March 9, 2017

The cyber crime cell of the Pune city law enforcement on Wednesday arrested a youth from Karnataka for allegedly duping people by misusing their debit card information to withdraw money from their bank descriptions. Police said the junior — recognized as Shivprasad Shankarappa Madgi (28), the homeowner of Bidar in Karnataka — has committed 63 such crimes, cheating several folks across India, including an ex-serviceman from Pune.

Law enforcement official declared that ex-serviceman Prakash Dnyandev Jambhale (50), a homeowner of Ganesh Nagar experienced lodged a complaint in this case at the Dighi police station on March 2, 2017. In accordance with the complaint, Jambhale was obtaining Rs 121 less from his pension amount for two months. So he submitted a web based complaint at http://www.complaintboard.in, on February 4, 2017. Right after he filed this complaint, he got a call on his cell phone from a person claiming to be a staffer of “complaint board”. The person spoke to Jambhale pleasantly and sought his {debit|charge} card information. Jambhale provided confidential information pertaining to his debit card. Right after some time, Rs 45,158 were allegedly withdrawn from his bank account without his knowledge.

So he acknowledged the police and stuck an offense under Parts 419, 420 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and sections of the Information Technology (IT) Act. The particular cyber crime cell started a parallel probe in this instance. A team led by inspector Sunil Pawar and assistant police inspector Vijaymala Pawar determine the think using cyber investigation techniques. Then, a team conduct by sub-inspector Pravin Swami nabbed Shivprasad Madgi in Gulbarga in Karnataka on Wednesday.

Probe says Madgi used to call those folks who published their cell numbers with their complaints on the website of the Indian Customer Complaint Board. Claiming to be a staffer of the complaint board, they collected confidential information of the complainant’s debit card and used to take away or transfer money using their bank accounts for his personal gains.

Deputy Office of Police (cyber criminal offense cell) Deepak Sakore said in a press convention on Wednesday that Madgi is a history-sheeter who was earlier arrested in 2012 and 2013 for committing similar crimes in Assa and Karnataka. Law enforcement said they have so far confirmed his participation in three cases in Pune, 20 in Mumbai, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Thane and Nagpur and 30 more crimes in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Assam, Odisha, Karnataka, and Delhi. Police have recovered 33 sim cards, 8 cellphones, two laptops from Madgi. Police suspect that Madgi purchased gold and cellphones from the cash he earned from an offence. The Dighi police would be producing Madgi before a magistrate court on Thursday.

Source: indianexpress.com

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