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Cybercriminals held in Noida for siphoning off Rs 12 lakh from Mumbai jeweller

Police found that while the fraud had been committed from outside the country, the two Noida-based men had assisted the accused.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai |
July 17, 2021 11:28:13 am
Mumbai Police from the MIDC police station arrested two cybercriminals from Noida after a jeweller complained of losing Rs 12.15 lakh in a SIM-swap fraud. The arrested were identified as Pradeep Sharma and Tejveer Singh

Mumbai Police from the MIDC police station arrested two cybercriminals from Noida after a jeweller complained of losing Rs 12.15 lakh in a SIM-swap fraud.

The arrested were identified as Pradeep Sharma and Tejveer Singh who managed to pull off the crime by getting control of the SIM cards of a few employees of the jewellery company using malware.

During the probe, police found that while the fraud had been committed from outside the country, the two Noida-based men had assisted the accused.

Based on this, the police team went to Noida and stayed there for over a week before detaining the accused.

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