In a stunning incident, a 19-year-old youth has been arrested for allegedly dishonest varied banks by opening faux accounts utilizing solid paperwork. He additionally duped finance firms to purchase high-end shopper and digital gadgets.
The accused has been recognized as Yogesh Kumar, a B.Sc first-year scholar and a resident of Hathras.
The accused had opened, at the very least, 10 faux accounts in varied banks together with the Axis Financial institution, ICICI, IDBI, and IndusInd financial institution and utilized for loans in HDFC Financial institution and Bajaj Finance.
“Two cellphones, three LED TVs, one Health club machine, one Sony residence theatre, three faux Aadhaar playing cards and one Apple laptop computer have been recovered from his possession,” stated Vijay Tomar, a cyber-crime officer in Agra.
Tomar added that the accused belongs to a well-off household, however was doing it to earn fast cash.
The matter got here to mild after Bajaj Finance Firm supervisor lodged a police grievance in opposition to an unidentified individual for taking mortgage by producing faux paperwork in Agra, Aligarh, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Mathura and Delhi.
The finance firm seen the fraud when it didn’t obtain the EMI for the merchandise, purchased by him, on time.
The youth’s modus operandi was to make use of the faux Aadhaar card after placing his image on it for opening a faux checking account and shopping for SIM playing cards for getting OTP. He used a PVC card printer for taking out a tough copy of the Aadhaar card which is to be produced on the time of opening the account.
He additionally checked CIBIL rating (shopper’s credit score rating) earlier than making use of for a mortgage.
Tomar stated that Kumar has been booked beneath part 420 (dishonest and dishonestly) together with 467, 468, 471 of IPC at Jadishpura police station and additional investigations are on.
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