@Rakshit Josain I Spl Correspondent
Sant Kabir Nagar: PS Mehndaval busted a gang who used to illegal transactions from bank ATMs and withdraw money by changing ATM cards of the customers. In this regard, the police arrested half a dozen accused of this gang and recovered more than two dozens of Stolen ATM cards of the customers, 11 looted mobile phones, 1 car etc.
Now a days ATM fraud Cases are very common and is increasing day by day in which account holders receive messages of translations although they have not done any transactions but amount of money from their cards were withdrawn but they had already ATM cards with them.
Sant kabir Police took these incident seriously and arrested 6 persons who were involved in the ATM cash withdrawal crimes from Satha Basdeela under Police Station Mehdaval and recovered 25 Stolen ATM cards, 11 Mobile phones, 1 car 2 illegal knives and hard cash worth Rs. 47500 from the possession of Arrested accused.
According to Akash Tomar, SP Sant Kabir Nagar, “Police team arrested 6 accused who were active in many district’s of UP in nearby districts like Gorakhpur, Siddharth Nagar, Basti, Dewariya etc. They used to change ATM cards of the persons who had gone to withdraw money from ATM machines and they used to change the ATM cards and withdraw the amount by such stolen ATM cards.”