HDFC Employees Caught Stealing Customer’s Money; Police Arrests, Files Case
On Tuesday, October 19, 2021, Delhi Police announced the arrest of 12 persons, including three HDFC Bank staff, for attempting to make money from a very high-value NRI account without authorization.
HDFC Bank Employees Arrested
Unauthorized Withdrawal From A Very High-Value NRI Account!
This group attempted 66 illicit online transactions on the abovementioned high-value NRI account, according to the Cyber Crime Unit of the Special Cell.
Also, the fraudsters tried to manage an Indian mobile phone number that was identical to the account holder’s registered mobile number in KYC in the United States.
What Delhi Police Has To Say?
According to Delhi Police, HDFC Bank filed a report with the Special Cell’s Cyber Crime Unit saying that multiple unauthorised online banking attempts were discovered in one NRI bank account.
There were several attempts to withdraw money using the unlawfully obtained cheque book from the NRI’s Bank Account.
“Attempts were also made to get update mobile phone number in the KYC of the same bank account by replacing the already registered US mobile phone number with similar/identical Indian mobile phone number,”
Delhi Police said in a statement.
A dedicated unit has been assigned to identify the perpetrators using technical footprints and human intelligence.
“Based on technical evidence, footprints, and human intelligence, multiple geolocations were identified. In all, raids were conducted at 20 locations across Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. During the investigation, all 12 persons have been arrested. Out of the 12 arrested accused persons, 3 are HDFC bank employees, who were involved in issuing the cheque book, updating the mobile phone number and removing the debt freeze of the account,”
Delhi Police said.?