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Police nabs globe-trotting ATM fraudster who duped over 50 people in 3 yrs

Prasad said that Sandeep, a resident of Punjab, used to work in the housekeeping section of reputed hotels and noticing the lifestyle of the guests, he also wanted to lead a lavish lifestyle

IANS  |  New Delhi 

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An fraudster, who has cheated at least 50 people over the last three years, has been arrested here, said on Saturday.

Deputy Commissioner of Nupur Prasad said the accused Sandeep, 28, was arrested from Farsh Bazar area of east Delhi on Thursday.

Prasad said that Sandeep, a resident of Punjab, used to work in the housekeeping section of reputed hotels and noticing the lifestyle of the guests, he also wanted to lead a lavish lifestyle.

He starting cheating people who visited ATMs by different methods and then he withdrew their money, said.

Upon receiving a complaint earlier this month, accessed CCTV footages and formed got a photo of the accused.

The then circulated it to their contacts on the ground.

On Thursday, a security guard at an in Farsh Bazar came to the station and told that he had locked inside the counter the person shown in the picture circulated by

said that the accused had spent all the money in leading a lavish life and touring various places in India and abroad.

have also recovered 12 cards and a silver chain from the accused.

 

First Published: Sun, September 17 2017. 10:56 IST
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