Delhi: Man held for credit card fraud

Last updated on Mar 02, 2021, 05:09 pm
Delhi: Man held for credit card fraud

Police complaint

An advocate had lodged a complaint against the fraud

Investigation

Accused used spoofed SMS services to send phishing messages

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Opened e-wallet accounts on fake IDs: Police

"The e-wallet account was opened on fake IDs," police said. "Police informed the electronic store located in Kota, Rajasthan, from where the gift vouchers were obtained in different names," they said.

Apprehension

Accused apprehended by store staff; handed over to police

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Tyagi had met a man involved in phishing

"Interrogation revealed that during COVID-19 lockdown, Tyagi came in contact with one Vishal alias Shubham while playing PUBG game and they became friends," Thakur said. "Initially, Shubham provided game accessories to Tyagi and was talking to him through voice over internet protocol calls," he said.

Cyberspace

Shubham gradually involved Tyagi in his operations

Recovery

Shubham is absconding; efforts are on to catch him

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