Guj: 2 held for duping trader of Rs 84L

Times of India | 5 days ago | 22-09-2022 | 09:31 am

Guj: 2 held for duping trader of Rs 84L

AHMEDABAD: The state cyber cell of CID (crime) on Wednesday caught two men for allegedly cheating a businessman of Rs 83.90 lakh after getting hold of his bank details. CID (crime) officers said a businessman from Prahladnagar, Jaideep Thakkar, had approached police through a helpline in July, telling them of the fraud. Inspector P N Khokhra of CID said the agency began an investigation and found that Parth Ode from Paldi and his aide Nilesh Lokhande from Rander in Surat had allegedly planned and executed the swindle. Ode had met Thakkar, who is in the commodities business, in February, and was hired as his assistant. Ode’s work was to look after the GST files of Thakkar’s business. During this, Ode fraudulently managed to get the user ID and password of Thakkar’s netbanking account. Meanwhile, Lokhande showed him how to divert funds to different accounts so they would not get caught. Acting on Thakkar’s complaint, police traced both the accused and booked them for theft and cheating along with charges under the Information Technology Act.

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