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100 MobiKwik accounts seized after complaint

Gurugram: Cyber crime is not only affecting the common citizens but also the major companies after the digital wallet company MobiKwik registered a complaint with Gurugram police of Rs 19.61 crores being deducted from its account in the duration of three months. Acting on the complaint the cyber brach of district police has seized more than 100 accounts that are spread in various states that include Uttar Pradesh Rajasthan, Bihar and Haryana. According to sources one of the account holders from Kurukshetra Haryana got Rs 2 crores transferred in his account.
Sources indicate that there are more than 6,000 customers where this money has got transferred
It has still not been ascertained the main reason for deduction of such a huge amount from the digital company. The law enforcement agency is trying to find out that is this is a case of technical glitch or someone has hacked into the company's account. "We have registered a case under the IT act. Since this is a complicated and a technical case, it will take time but we hope that we solve this case at the earliest, "said ACP Manish Sehegal spokesperson Gurugram police.
After the ransomware virus, this is the second major case of cyber crime that seems to have affected a major corporation from Gurugram. The case again highlights the upward trend of cyber crimes in the city. The rising incidents have resulted in the team of crime branch and cyber crime branch to increase its vigil.
The teams of Gurugram police have got in touch with the employees with banks, restaurants, petrol pumps and call centres to prevent leak of vital customer information that can be exploited by the criminals. Thefts through credit/debit card and data thefts are the highest number of complaints in category of cyber crimes.
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