Delhi Police Busts Credit Card Fraud Racket


New Delhi: Delhi Police crime branch busted an online credit card fraud racket with the arrest of two people on Monday. Jayshankar Kushwah and Rajesh Rawat, both residents of New Delhi’s Sarai Rohilla with a Masters in Computer Applications, were arrested after the police received a tip off on their whereabouts.

On April 4, businessman Gautam was duped of Rs 2.52 lakh by the duo. Gautam filed a complaint with the Kalkaji police station after the duo used his credit card to shop on Flipkart and Snapdeal.

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Investigations revealed that the duo had issued a duplicate SIM card of the one owned by Gautam. On finding out about the duplicate SIM, the crime branch swung into action. Police said the accused had been siphoning off cash using credit cards of several unsuspecting citizens across the country for some time now. They duped citizens under the pretext of providing new credit card with enhanced credit.

The crime branch got a tip-off about Kushwah’s presence near Videocon Towers in Jhandewalan. Acting on the information, they nabbed Kushwahand later arrested Rawat from Motiyah Bag locality. Cops recovered two gold coins, nine mobile phones, 22 SIM Cards, fake IDs including an Aadhar card, four dongles and a computer from the accused.