The criminals have duped two residents of Rs 74,000 from their bank accounts. The residents’ money was withdrawn using ATM cards at Jaunpur district.
According to police, Piyush Ranjan Pandey, a resident of Prateek Laurel, a high-rise residential society in Sector 120, Noida, got six messages of money withdrawn from his bank account around 11.15 pm on Monday night.
Through these messages, he came to know that Rs 24,000 was debited from his bank account. Pandey registered a complaint at Sector 58 police station using UP Cop App. He is working with a private company in Ghaziabad and holds a bank account at Sector 63 in Noida.
A similar incident was reported from Sector 20 police station on the same day. Satvrat Singh, a software engineer, who works with a company in Sector 16 Noida, lodged a complaint stating that Rs 50,000 was debited from his bank account with a private bank.
Singh, who resides in New Ashok Nagar, received two messages informing him that mentioned sum of amount was withdrawn from his bank account.
When he made a phone call to customer care of the bank, he was informed that money was withdrawn from ATM in Jaunpur district in Uttar Pradesh.
After receiving complaints, the cases have been given to cyber cell of Noida police, which is now investigating the matter.