Jamtara fraud in Bihar, game of fraud with benami accounts, this is how the whole gang was exposed through smart TV

Jamtara fraud in Bihar, game of fraud with benami accounts, this is how the whole gang was exposed through smart TV

The Economic Offenses Unit (EOU) has arrested five hi-tech cyber criminals from different places in Patna. Cash worth Rs 14.10 lakh, gold worth Rs 17.56 lakh, 70 mobile phones, 109 ATMs of banks, 86 passbooks and checkbooks of banks, six Aadhaar and four PAN cards were recovered from their possession. Its main leader Rahul Kumar was caught from a rented house in Machhuatoli area. On his tip, four other criminals were arrested by conducting raids at different places. Their wires are also connected to Jamtara and Deoghar in Jharkhand. Apart from gold, silver and diamond jewellery, these people used to buy smart TVs and other electronic items with the cheated money. In the investigation so far, this case of cheating of crores is coming to the fore.

Used to transfer money to many benami accounts

This gang of thugs used to make illegal withdrawal of money from the concerned person’s account and transfer it to many other accounts. For this, many benami or hired bank accounts were kept, in which money was transferred alternately. In the investigation so far, information has been received about about 88 such accounts. These accounts are in the name of poor or any other person. In return for using their accounts, it used to give them 10 to 15 thousand rupees every month. Then they used to do online shopping or purchases from these accounts. Used to withdraw money from ATM as well. Cyber ​​criminals of Jamtara and Deoghar also used to deposit money in these accounts. A large number of money transactions have come to the fore in these accounts from there as well. At present, all the transactions done from these accounts are being investigated. Only then it will be known that how much they have cheated in total.

Smart TV caught the whole gang

A person from Motihari lodged a complaint of cheating. Investigation revealed that a smart TV was purchased from the account in which the money was sent. Taking their address from the shop from where the purchase was made, the mastermind of the thugs, Rahul and others came under arrest. He had also retained two-three employees on salary to withdraw money and do other work.

Used to get the app installed from mobile

This gang mainly used to call people and get them to install apps like Any Desk or Dump Desk on their mobiles. To link bank account with Aadhaar or to update one’s passport, to update one’s insurance policy, etc. Then by cloning the mobile phone, he used to steal all the important information inside it. Then the process of withdrawing money from the account started.

The arrest of these people

1. Rahul Kumar alias Sunny Arya, Age- 24 Years, Address- Patna City
2. Prince Raj, Age- 23 Years, Address- Chhapra Police Line
3. Kanhaiya Kumar alias Jhunjhunwala, Age- 23 years, Address- Khajekalan, Patna
4. Himanshu Raj, Age- 21 Years, Address- Khedarpura, Vaishali
5. Ganesh Kumar, Age- 24 Years, Address- Malsalami, Patna

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