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A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly cheating people by fraudulantly withdrawing money from their accounts and splurge it on his girlfriends, police said today. Anand was arrested, by a team of Hari Nagar police post, from Mayur Vihar Phase III on November 28, and seven mobile phones, 206 SIM cards, passbooks and credit cards of different banks were recovered from him, they said, adding efforts are on to nab his accomplice. With his arrest, police has claimed to have solved two cases of cheating and also traced his links with a dozen other complaints, said DCP(West), Vijay Kumar. The accused had allegedly duped a Hari Nagar resident by luring him with reward points on his credit card and making him reveal his password.
Later, he had withdrawn Rs 32,500 from his account. During interrogation, he said that he worked at a fake call centre in Noida that used to cheat people in similar manner. His associate who is yet to be arrested by police also worked there. They had withdrawn Rs 31500, Rs 33000 and Rs 40000 from the accounts of Omparaksh Chamariya, Ramesh Gupta and Abhay Kumar Kaura respectively on September 30, he said, adding the accused used to shop through Paytm and Pay-u-money and spent money on clothes, mobiles and his girlfriend.
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