A 30-year-old MBA graduate was arrested by Delhi Police on Saturday for allegedly duping several banks by fraudulently withdrawing more than Rs 22 lakh.
The accused, Dinesh Kumar, works as an auditor at Securitrans India Private Limited.
Kumar is a resident of Muzaffarpur district in Bihar.
Kumar used to block the scanner system of various ATMs and withdraw money from them.
Since the scanner would be blocked the transaction would be cancelled.
However, he still managed to take out the money.
The cops have claimed that Kumar has fraudulently withdrawn Rs 22 lakh and deposited them in ten bank accounts.
"232 such transactions had taken place over the span of six months," said police.
According to a senior police official, the case came to the fore after the
Rajouri Garden branch of Union Bank of India lodged a complaint.
They reported that when they manually tallied the cash in their ATMs, they found that the amount of money
in the ATM did not match up to the statement records of the ATM.
During the investigation, the cops found that several transactions had been cancelled but the money was withdrawn.
When they analysed the bank accounts, they found that it belonged to several family members of the accused.
Later, Kumar was traced and nabbed by the police. During his interrogation, Kumar eventually owned up to his crime.
"The accused would visit the ATMs and withdraw some money. He would wait till the last moment to take the money and would block the sensor with a card. Since the sensor would not read the transaction, it would be cancelled.
"He would also lodge complaints in the respective banks regarding the non-receipt of the money which would later on be credited to his bank account," said a senior police official.