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Bank fraud: Cyber Crime Cell arrests four men for ‘cheating’ businessman of Rs 2.2 lakh

The police suspect the men obtained lists of victims from Nigerians.

| Mumbai | Published: June 5, 2016 12:24:56 am
mumbai, mumbai bank fraud, mumbai cyber crime The police suspect the men obtained lists of victims from Nigerians.

The Cyber Crime Cell of the Mumbai Police arrested four men for allegedly cheating a businessman of Rs 2.2 lakh. The accused have been identified as Sandip Lekhwani (31), Himanshu Nagdev (36), Rupesh Gupta (36) and Chandrakant Kamble (25). The police suspect the men obtained lists of victims from Nigerians. The businessman, the police said, received emails on April 19 for change of his password and security settings. A day later, he found that his cell phone number had been blocked. On April 21, he found that he was unable to receive any email, too. After recovering his email, he found a mail from his bank, informing him about electronic transfer of money from his account. The police are on the lookout for three other men.

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