Thane businessman loses Rs 2.50 lakh in e-wallet fraud

Feb 04, 2017, 16:23 IST | PTI

A 45-year-old businessman has been cheated to the tune of around Rs 2.50 lakh in an e-wallet fraud, police said on Saturday. The businessman, whose identity was not revealed, is a resident of Vartak Nagar in Thane

Thane businessman loses Rs 2.50 lakh in e-wallet fraud
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Thane: A 45-year-old businessman has been cheated to the tune of around Rs 2.50 lakh in an e-wallet fraud, police said on Saturday. The businessman, whose identity was not revealed, is a resident of Vartak Nagar in Thane.

Sub-Inspector S S Kulkarni of Vartak Nagar Police Station said an unidentified man duped the businessman through as many as 53 transactions between January 30 and February 1. The complainant said a sum of Rs 2,49,943 was fraudulently withdrawn from his e-wallets linked to his account with a foreign bank through these transactions.

The police have registered an offence under the Information Technology Act against the unidentified person.

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