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Police probe fraudulent cash withdrawals from 11 bank accounts

Police probe fraudulent cash withdrawals from 11 bank accounts

New Delhi: The Delhi Police have started their probe in a case where fraudulent cash withdrawals were made from bank accounts. The investigating agency said that they had received a complaint from a private bank alleging that data of their customers' cards might have been compromised in an ATM situated at Chawri Bazar area.

The complainant told police that the complaints were received from bank account holders regarding fraudulent cash withdrawals from their bank accounts on August 31, September 1 and 2. "These customers have claimed that the usage of their cards was neither carried out and nor authorised by them. They claim that debit cards were in their possession at the time of misuse and fraudulent transactions," complainant further told investigators.

Adding further, the complainant alleged that the amounts are reported to be withdrawn from the distinct locations in Delhi itself using details of the customers debit cards.

"Upon further analysis of the complaints, a common observation is noted that all these aggrieved customers had done the genuine cash withdrawals in the past at a bank ATM located in Sitaram Bazar in Chawri Bazar," police said.

According to police, the bank suspects that datas of the customers' cards might have been compromised in the ATM on June 29 and July 4. CCTV footage for the respective ATM has been retrieved and a suspicious activity noted in the ATM. As of now, 11 customers have raised such dispute till date and disputed amount stands Rs 1.66 lakh.

Abhay Singh

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