Two males had been arrested in reference to a case of financial institution fraud in central Delhi’s Karol Bagh, police mentioned on Monday. The accused Anurag (22) and his confederate Anil Kumar (29) used to steal cheques from totally different banks and forge names and account numbers on them as a way to get cash credited into their account illegally, they mentioned.
The police mentioned that on January 16, a criticism was acquired from a financial institution in Karol Bagh stating that an individual named Anurag deposited three totally different cheques for clearing.
After the mentioned quantity was credited into his account in Moradabad, the financial institution acquired a criticism from one among its clients relating to a stolen cheque and the encashment of the identical, they mentioned.
After scrutiny, the financial institution discovered that every one the three cheques had been issued within the names of various events. The accused had cast the identify on these cheques and had withdrawn the quantity in the identical approach, duping the financial institution together with its clients, a senior police officer mentioned.
Following a raid, Anurag was nabbed from his home in Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh, he mentioned.
Subsequently, his confederate Anil Kumar was additionally nabbed, he added.
Interrogation revealed that each the accused individuals belonged to Muradabad and know one another for the final 9-10 months, the officer mentioned.
“Throughout this, a interval they deliberate to earn cash in much less time period, so that they began stealing cheques from the dropbox of financial institution and opened a number of accounts. They then cast the identify of the beneficiary in addition to the quantity written on the cheques to dupe the financial institution and its clients by crediting the mentioned quantity into their account. Later, they might withdraw the credited quantity from totally different ATMs on the identical day,” the officer mentioned.