Thane businessman loses Rs 2.50 lakh in e-wallet fraud

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Thane | Published: February 4, 2017 3:07:29 PM

A 45-year-old businessman has been cheated to the tune of around Rs 2.50 lakh in an e-wallet fraud, police said today. The businessman, whose identity was not revealed, is a resident of Vartak Nagar here.

payu-l-reutersThe complainant said a sum of Rs 2,49,943 was fraudulently withdrawn from his e-wallets linked to his account with a foreign bank through these transactions. (Reuters)

A 45-year-old businessman has been cheated to the tune of around Rs 2.50 lakh in an e-wallet fraud, police said today. The businessman, whose identity was not revealed, is a resident of Vartak Nagar here. Sub-Inspector S S Kulkarni of Vartak Nagar Police Station said an unidentified man duped the businessman through as many as 53 transactions between January 30 and February 1.

The complainant said a sum of Rs 2,49,943 was fraudulently withdrawn from his e-wallets linked to his account with a foreign bank through these transactions.

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The police have registered an offence under the Information Technology Act against the unidentified person.

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