In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 03rd, September, 2020

Police Arrests Two Nigerian Nationals Arrested In India For Hacking Financial institution Account

Police Arrests Two Nigerian Nationals Arrested In India For Hacking Bank Account


Police Arrests Two Nigerian Nationals Arrested In India For Hacking Financial institution Account

The Surat Crime Department on Wednesday, September 2, arrested two Nigerian nationals and three others for allegedly hacking the checking account of a builder and transferring Rs 1.71 crore by web banking.

The Nigerian accused are recognized as Raphael Yinka (38) and Kelvin Ozombe (38), who reside in Mumbai. Others are Nevil Shukla, a resident of Rajkot, Rakesh Malaviya from Katargam, and Imran Kazi from Mumbai.

In line with the Indian Categorical, the builder lodged a criticism with the police alleging that Rs 1.71 crore was fraudulently transferred from his checking account on July 26 and July 27, 2020. Whereas investigating, police discovered that of the entire quantity, Rs 18.20 lakh was transferred to 2 financial institution accounts belonging to Vikash Solanki from Surat.

When police questioned Solanki a few days in the past, he informed them that he noticed an commercial in an area every day which claimed that an individual may earn whereas working from house. Accordingly, he contacted the telephone quantity talked about within the commercial.

The particular person on the opposite facet recognized himself as Mohit Parmar, who informed Solanki to open two financial institution accounts in ICICI and supply all the small print to him. Solanki did as he was informed, police mentioned. Parmar then handed over Solanki’s ATM playing cards, go books and different financial institution particulars to Imran Kazi. Police have additionally interrogated Parmar together with Solanki.

Nigerian national

 Nigerian nationals

Imran then handed over all the pieces to Nevil Shukla and his aide Rakesh Malaviya. The 5 members divided Rs 18.20 lakh amongst themselves.

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Police have recovered 10 cellphones and 5 ATM playing cards from the accused. After finishing up Covid-19 take a look at, the accused have been arrested by Crime department officers on Wednesday afternoon.

Police inspector of Surat crime department A Okay Chauhan in a press release mentioned that the 5 members who’ve been arrested informed them that Rs 1.71 crore that they stole from the Surat builder’s account has been transferred to 11 different financial institution accounts.

“Of this, we already have particulars of Rs 18.20 lakh. The gang members used to focus on unemployed youths and lure them to do business from home and earn cash. Vikash Solanki is one in all them.”

The inspector added, “Imran, Nevil and Rakesh present checking account particulars to the Nigerian nationals wherein the fraud cash is transferred. Now we have not pressed any cost towards Solanki and Parmar but, as their function within the gang has not been established but“.


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