Fake letters to the ICICI bank, reserved file
Hyderabad: Hyderabad Cybercrime Police Recorded Complaint Against Unidentified People Who Sent Fake Letters On Behalf Of Hyderabad City Police To ICICI Bank In Gurgaon Asking Bank To Thaw Bank Accounts related to the loan application fraud case.
According to the police, the fraudsters sent a letter to ICICI bank in Gurgaon containing letters with the name and stamp of the municipal police asking them to unblock 38 accounts, which were frozen at the request of the cybercrime police. ‘Hyderabad last year.
“The people in charge of the bank started to be wary of receiving the mail and in turn sent it to us for confirmation. We told the bank that it had not been sent by us. The bank officials have filed a complaint against the fraudsters and a case is registered, ”said KVM Prasad, ACP (Cybercrime), Hyderabad.
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In another case, the fraudsters used a similar trick and managed to get Rs 1.18 crore transferred from the Alipore branch of ICICI bank. Bank accounts were frozen at the request of the Hyderabad police in connection with the loan application fraud case.
“The bank received a letter with the name of Kolkata Cybercrime Police and bank officials. On receiving the letter, the bank lifted the freezing orders, which were issued by the Hyderabad police. The fraudsters managed to transfer Rs 1.18 crore, ”police said. A case was registered in Calcutta after the bank filed a complaint.
Hyderabad police had recorded several cases and arrested a few people, including Chinese nationals, in connection with the loan application fraud case. Police also seized several bank accounts linked to the fraud. Police will soon file the indictment in court against the suspects in the case.
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