Vaishali Jadhav an Income Tax inspector who lives in kalyan became the victim of Cybercrime. Recently she was contacted by the unknown person, posed as a bank official and took details of three different debits cards, including one of her husband’s, and debited Rs1.23 lakh from the three account.
Vaishali Jadhav registered her complaint with Azad Maidan police station. She has stated that on Wednesday she got a call from a private bank where she took a home loan.
“The woman has taken home loan from the private bank and pays a monthly installment of Rs43,000. Last month there was some problem, due to which she paid the installment through cheque. The caller told her that there was some problem last month and hence he was verifying the facts this month. He then asked Jadhav to share details of her account and Jadhav too did so, as it was the last day to pay the EMI,” said a police official.
In an investigation, police come to know that she gave account detail only when she confirmed no.with true caller which mention the private bank’ Ghatkopar branch.
On Wednesday, Jadhav gave the caller details of her two accounts — of her salary account and her private account — and shared the one-time password as well. The fraudster debited Rs50,000 and Rs49,000 from the two accounts. On May 10, the caller again contacted Jadhav, asking if she had any more accounts. She told him about her husband’s account and parted with details of his account as well as the one-time password. A sum of Rs24,000 was debited from his account, said the official.
Vasant Wakhare, the senior police inspector of Azad Maidan police station, said a case has been registered under section 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) of the Indian Penal Code and relevant sections of the Information Technology Act, 2000.