He congratulated DGP Crime Mohd. Akil, DIG Cyber Crime Pankaj Nain and their entire team for dealing with cybercrimes in a comprehensive and coordinated manner across the state.
Initial probe revealed that these scammers planned to siphon off funds from a Kanpur based branch of ICICI bank. They accessed the email linked to it, managed to fraudulently update a new mobile number in this account to receive OTP. The fraudsters needed 48 more hours to transfer the fund but were apprehended. A beneficiary account where they planned to transfer the funds has also been identified.
Three arrested among the four accused were identified as Jagbir and Kaptan, both residents of Jind district and Imran, a native of Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan.
A case has been registered in this connection. (UNI)