Two persons have been arrested for duping a man of Rs 18,000 after fraudulently obtaining his credit card details over a phone call, police said today.
Rinku, 24, a resident of Gurgaon, and Sadhana, 23, were arrested and 20 mobile phones, six fake employee cards of the HDFC bank and 13 sim cards were seized from them, they said.
A case was registered under Section 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code on a complaint lodged by Rajiv Ranjan, a resident of Sangam Vihar in south Delhi, alleging that he had received a call from an unknown number and was asked the details of his credit card in lieu of giving him reward points.
When he did not receive any reward points, he followed up the matter with the bank and came to know that Rs 18,000 were deducted from his account, a press note released by the police said.
It said that Rinku along with his associate Sadhana and one more person sent documents of customers for fresh credit card and personal loans under the garb of which they used to carry out fraudulent transactions.
A complaint was lodged at the Neb Sarai police station.
Investigation of the case is underway, the police said, adding till now a total of nine cases of online cheating have been solved.
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