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2 held for duping banks of Rs 3 cr

Noida: Two persons have been arrested by Gautam Buddh Nagar police for allegedly duping various banks through credit card frauds which they used to get on forged documents.

Police officials said that the gang had conducted fraud worth Rs 3 crores through online shopping by these

cards.

According to police, the arrested persons have been identified as Sandeep Kumar, a resident of Gol Market area in New Delhi and Sandeep Beniwal from Hisar area in Haryana.

Police have recovered 5 credit card of American Express bank, 10 Aadhar card, 7 pan card, 6 ATM cards, a Maruti swift car and Rs 20, 000 cash, said police officials.

Sudha Singh, Superintendent of Police (city), Gautam Buddh Nagar told reporters that the gang used to produce forged identity proofs to get credit cards from various banks.

"Acting on a tip off, the arrest was made from sector 20 area of Noida. Upon interrogating the arrested persons, it came to light that they have used forged documents to get credit cards from leading banks including American Express and used them for online shopping at various shopping portals. Once the card has reached its limit, they stop paying the arrears," said Singh.

The officer further said that the accused have been booked under sections 420 (punishment for cheating), 467 (punishment for forgery), 468 and 471 (using forged document as genuine).

"The accused will be produced before the court and will be sent to jail," said Singh.

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