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3 arrested for looting people by cloning their debit cards in east Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Three men were arrested for allegedly robbing people by their debit cards in east Delhi's Preet Vihar, police said Tuesday.

The incident took place Monday night when one was going to an near to withdraw money. On his way, he met three men who asked him where he was going and then requested him to show his card, they said.

Sachchar showed his RBL and one of them exchanged it with an Axis When he noticed this, he raised an alarm, following which they were nabbed by local police who were patrolling in the area, Jasmeet Singh, of Police (east), said.

The accused -- (28), (26) and (25)

-- were arrested and Rs 1,05,000 and two small card readers, one card machine and five were recovered from their possession, he said.

Some mini statements of cards and deposit slips were also recovered, the DCP added.

Investigations revealed that they used to get card-related data and pin numbers from a person in and accordingly, Sharma would prepare the card.

Then they would visit ATMs to check balance and wherever they found big amount, they would withdraw the money from others bank accounts, the DCP said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 16:15 IST