Jharkhand police cracks through an online scamming racket : 14 arrested

Aug 18, 2022 04:00 pm

Jharkhand Police gets a major breakthrough in cracking down an online fraud racket as they nab 14 cybercriminals in Deoghar district today.

Acting on a tip-off, a raid was conducted on Babhankund village in Pathradda Police Station area on Wednesday night and the 14 accused, aged between 19 and 46, were nabbed.

Fifteen mobile phones and 23 SIM cards have been seized from their possession.

Speaking about the modus operandi, the officer said that the accused used to send cashback requests on users' mobile banking applications and transfer money from their accounts through other e-wallet apps.

Besides, they also siphoned off money on the pretext of "reactivating" ATM cards.