Recently, an honorable Judge from Mumbai has become a victim of fraud. He has complained, in which he says that his debit card has been cloned by someone and an amount of Rs 1.2 lakh has been withdrawn from his salary account on different dates within a year.
An FIR was registered on February 4 at Mumbai’s Kurla Police Station based on a complaint by a Mumbai judge.
The Judge said:
“when he came to know of the fraud when he got his passbook was updated in January this year, it was shocking to him that a total of ₹1.2 lakh had been withdrawn from his account within a year.”
This money, every month since January 2021, has been withdrawn from ATMs in different locations, as their debit cards were copied.
By the Police, sections 66C (theft of identity) and 66D (cheating by using computer resources) of the Information Technology Act and sections 419 (cheating by impersonation) and 420 (cheating and dishonestly abetting the delivery of property) of FIR has been registered under the IPC.