SBI credit card holders cheated of Rs 5 crore via fake call centres

by National | 12-07-2018 | 711 views

Hyderabad: 30 people including 22 telecallers have been arrested by the Cyberabad police in New Delhi for allegedly cheating nearly 2000 SBI credit card holders to the tune of Rs 5 crore.
Cyberabad police commissioner VC Sajjanar told reporters here they acted on a complaint that some unknown persons posing as SBI credit card division staff called up customers, collected card details and carried out monetary transactions through online portals.
The mastermind behind the crime, Vijay Kumar Sharma was among those arrested he said.
22 of those arrested where telecallers, mostly women, who helped the other accused to carry out the crime, he added.
From the last week of February, three of the accused, who were running fake SBI credit card customers by optaneing their card details including OTP numbers through a website ( to carry out transactions, Sajjanar said. 
All the accused were arrested July 8 and produced before a local court in Delhi, which directed that the 22 telecallers appear before the station house officer of the cyber crimes police station on July 23.

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