Delhi: Gang of cheats busted by North-West district cops; 3 arrested

With the arrest of 3 accused persons namely Arun Kumar, Kamal Kishor and Arun Pratap the staff of  Sub-Division Saraswati vihar, North-West Distt, Delhi busted a gang of cheats involved in vishing fraud. Accordingly a case at Police Station Subhash Place was registered.

A complaint on behalf of SBI cards & payment services Pvt Ltd was received in Police Station Subhash Place. Sensing the gravity of the complaint as such incidents are being reported frequently a case was immediately registered and team consisting of Inspector Satish Kumar/ SHO Subhash Place, Inspector Balihar Singh/ ATO Subhash Place, SI Rakesh Rana/PS Rani Bagh, SI Himanshu Balyan, SI Vinod Kumar/ PS Subhash Place, ASI Sukhvinder, ASI Suresh, Ct. Mahesh and Ct. Dalbir was constituted under the supervision of Raja Banthia ACP/Saraswati Vihar.

During investigation the suspects were at large and no clue could be found as the alleged persons were not found residing on address on record in banks and mobile companies. On March 10, on the basis of technical surveillance and local enquiry, accused Arun Kumar and Kamal Kishor were apprehended. On interrogation accused Arun Kumar disclosed that he along with Kamal Kishor and Dharamveer registered the alleged companies namely Jimmiwalls Enterprises, M/s D-Veer Enterprises and Luv Technologies.  Accounts of these companies were opened at Axis Bank and link for payment gateway was obtained. They further engaged three call center operators namely Manish, Saurabh and Arun Pratap to call the customers on behalf of these two companies. Data of the mobile numbers was made available by these two call center operators on term of 50% share in the amount received through each transaction.

He further disclosed that the call center operators used to call the people and used to present themselves as official from some bank who are selling discount cards. The cost of its membership ranged between Rs. 8,000-10,000. They also promised to deliver a kit containing sports shoes, etc. as reward and hefty reward points on their cards. They used to call those people only who lived far from Delhi & NCR so that they may not come forward to file complaint of petty amount. After obtaining the details money was transferred to the accounts of both alleged companies through the link of payment gateways. After receiving the amount money was distributed among themselves by the accused persons. Further investigation of the case is in progress and efforts are continued to arrest the remaining accused persons.