Turkish Nationals Steal Lakhs Of Rupees From ATMs In Tripura: This Is How They Did This Robbery
Frauds, especially online and bank-related have expanded themselves throughout the country, like wildfire. The count of ATM frauds registered in the Assessment Year 2018-19 was recorded to be 980, which is the highest number till today. Inspite of government taking precautionary actions in such cases, this number has increased significantly since the past 2 years.
As scary and vulnerable as it sounds, such problems do take the best of you. We have covered a plethora articles to spread awareness of such problems, with steps and solutions to tackle falling victim to such fraudulent cases.
Yesterday, more than 40 individuals in Tripura were duped off lakhs of rupees, as suspected Turkish nationals conducted this theft from ATMs of a nationalised bank in Tripura by using cloning devices.
Tripura ATM Fraud
Despite of such strong measures taken by nationalised banks on matters like ATM thefts and cloning devices, there’s always some area where these fraudsters target and manage to dupe the public of their hard earned money.
How Was The Money Stolen From ATMs?
A recent case in Tripura speaks for this ordeal. Suspected Turkish nationals have taken out lakhs of rupees from ATMs of a nationalised bank in Tripura by using cloning devices, as reported by the police 2 days back on Monday.
It was found out that some devices had been installed in those ATMs to clone debit cards and fraudulently withdraw money. More than 40 cases of such complaints were registered from customers of the respective nationalised banks in the last 2 days that their money was taken out from various ATMs in Agartala.
The cases have been handed over to the Cyber Cell of the police department. The Superintendent of Tripura Police’s Cyber Crime wing Sharmistha Chakraborty said as per preliminary investigations, some Turkish nationals had taken out lakhs of rupees of bank customers through the card-cloning devices.
The police is in the process of collecting complaints of bank customers from various police stations and bank branches to gather information.