Ex-UIDAI Chief Is A Victim Of Aadhaar Fraud! Unauthorized Money Comes Into His Bank A/C
The former chief of the UIDAI has been the victim of Aadhaar fraud, and has received money under the PM Kisan Yojana despite not signing up for it.
A fake account was created under his name, which remained open for nine months and more before being deactivated.
Former UIDAI Chief RS Sharma Receives Money Under PM Kisan Yojana
Former UIDAI chief RS Sharma received Rs. 6000 in his SBI bank account in three installments of Rs. 2000. The money was deposited in his bank under the PM Kisan Yojana, for which he had not signed up.
Sharma has said that the registration in the scheme was done because of an error by the state government. The duty of identifying and adding beneficiaries is shouldered by the state government.
Sharma has also confirmed the news, saying, “Yes, it is a fact that I have received three installments of Rs 2000 relating to the PM-KISAN scheme in my account.”
Account Created Under PM Kisan Yojana; Remains Active For Nine Months
His account was created on January 8, 2020, remained active for more than nine months and then was deactivated on September 24. He was registered as a farmer in the Firozabad district of Uttar Pradesh. Additionally, the SBI branch account in which the money was deposited under a Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) payment is a Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) account. This account was used to receive the sale proceeds of agricultural produce and expenditure
As per reports, Sharma alerted the bank about the deposit but hasnt received a response yet. However, the account itself has been deactivated as Sharma cant be eligible for the PM Kisan scheme as he is a tax paying citizen.
Furthermore, similar accounts under the PM Kisan Yojana scheme have been created under the names of Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh, Lord Hanuman, and ISI spy Mehboob Akhtar. Apparently, the Aadhar numbers of these people are publicly. These accounts also were deposited with DBT installments of Rs 6000, Rs 4000, and Rs 2000 respectively.