Engineer duped bank of Rs 95 lakh, arrested
NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police has arrested a notorious cheat Sanjeet Kumar, 32 years, a resident of Vaishali, Bihar. And with the arrest of the accused, a laptop, monitor, coloured printer, lamination machine and other gadgets used for preparation of forged documents like Aadhar card & PAN Card have been recovered. Sanjeet is an engineer.
HDFC Bank filed a complaint at Police Station Sarita Vihar in which the bank alleged that in due course of their banking business, they had observed that few corporates namely Carso Global Telecom India and Ericsson Technologies, at periodic intervals have credited various denomination salaries from other Bank accounts towards saving accounts opened with HDFC Bank at various branches of Delhi.
In furtherance, their bank had extended multiple credit facilities i.e. Credit Cards/Loans to those respective account holders on the basis of their account transactions. During scrutiny of relevant account opening forms & supporting documents, it had been noted that most of the documents provided by those customers were either possibly tampered or could have been generated with malafied intentions.
When Bank officials visited the addresses of above mentioned both companies namely Carso Global Telecom Pvt Ltd and Ericsson Technologies, no business operations were found at office premises. Further the salaries were being transferred in newly opened saving bank account from the current bank account of Cognizant Technology's and Computer Sciences Corporation. During investigation, one person was identified who used to deposit cash in the bogus current bank accounts of the companies and got transfer the money in bogus saving bank accounts. He also used to withdraw the money from alleged saving accounts by using ATM cards. The accused was arrested from Madanpur Khadar.
"Accused persons had taken at least 3 premises on rent at Badarpur and furnished the said address while opening the fake bank accounts as well as during procuring credit cards and loans. They got opened 35-40 bogus saving bank accounts with HDFC Bank. They continuously transferred money in those accounts every month as salary and applied for credit cards/loans under different schemes of bank," said DCP, South East, Chinmoy Biswal.