UK Friend took advantage of woman’s 8 accessed bank accounts turns to be a cyber thug.
INDIA: A woman from Bengaluru of age 37 years was created by a group of cyber thugs and accessed her bank accounts details for fraud.
Sai Meena KJ told that a person claiming to be a doctor became friends on social media in the year 2020 November.
After quite some time when they get comfortable on social media the person claiming to be a doctor requested the lady to open a bank account in her name for his friend’s business venture In India.
Since November 2020 he makes her open 8 different accounts in 7 different banks. This was in the last month that it came to notice that those accounts were used for cyber frauds.
Benjamin the person claiming to be a doctor asks her to open accounts for the person called John. Benjamin gains her trust by making a pact for giving her dollars at a regular interval. She did it for them as a help.
FIR was registered on date 27th July 2021, in Whitefield CEN Crime police station. Banks in which accounts were opened are Hope Farm, SBI, Axis Bank,@ in IFDC bank, Whitefield, Union Bank, HRBR Layout, Bank of Maharashtra, Federal Bank, and Seegehalli. She then sent her Bank details and all the documents to the address given to her by the gang with a closing amount of 90K. Also, she helps women to open an account in Canara Bank.
The woman she helped called herself Meena claimed to be a Custom Official at IGI Airport New Delhi. Later on, a person called Arri Johnson had come to Delhi and was caught for not having valid documentation. And was claiming Meena’s relative.
Meena’s account got frozen by the cyber police stating that the accounts were used to transfer money from the fraudsters whom they have cheated.
After all of this, she realized that she was being misused by these fraudsters in getting money transferred from all over the world.
Fraudsters used to withdraw the money as soon as the victim transferred it in the accounts.