Delhi: Fraudsters held for duping people on pretext of redeeming credit card points

Delhi Police busted a gang of hi-tech criminals, who used to cheat gullible people on the pretext of redeeming credit card points.
Police said they arrested the prime accused, Amit Arora, and recovered 11 ATM Cards and chequebooks from his residence. According to DCP North East, a complaint was received in PS Cyber, North East regarding cheating on the pretext of redeeming credit card points.
“The complainant alleged that on February 8, he received a text message on his mobile phone regarding redeeming HDFC Bank credit card points. As he clicked on the link provided in the message, an ‘app’ similar to HDFC Bank got installed on his phone. Thereafter, he filled in all the details in the app. Meanwhile, an amount of Rs 38,649 was debited from his HDFC Bank credit card. On the basis of his complaint and preliminary enquiry, a case under IPC Section 420 was registered and an investigation was initiated,” the DCP said.

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