Delhi Man, 21, Arrested For Credit Card Fraud

Delhi Man, 21, Arrested For Credit Card Fraud

Police recovered 15 smartphones, including 9 iPhones, from man's possession, they said.

A 21-year-old man was arrested for allegedly cheating people on the pretext of redeeming their credit card points in east Delhi's Preet Vihar area, police said on Tuesday.

The accused has been identified as Tushar Tyagi, a resident of Mandawali. He came in contact with the main accused through the PUBG game, they said.

According to police, an advocate, Sadab Khan, lodged a complaint at Malviya Nagar police station that he was cheated after receiving a text message on his mobile phone to redeem his credit cards points.

As soon as he clicked on the given web link and entered his card details, he lost Rs 1 lakh from his credit card, police said.

"During investigation, it was revealed that the accused had used spoofed SMS services to send phishing messages of credit card points'' redemption. Police found that the cheated amount had been credited first in an e-wallet account and then it was used for purchasing gift vouchers of a multi-brand electronic store," Deputy Commissioner of Police (south) Atul Kumar Thakur said.

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