Nagpur: Man duped of Rs 2 lakh on pretext of credit card point redemption

An employee of a financial firm in Maharashtra was duped of Rs 2 lakh by an unidentified person on the pretext of redeeming credit card points, a Nagpur police official said on Sunday.

The accused called Mohnish Gajbhiye (36), a legal advisor with a financial firm, on November 13 and said his credit card points would lapse if he doesn`t claim them, and sent a link on his mobile phone to do the needful, the Sadar police station official said.

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“Once the victim clicked on the link to fill up an online firm for credit card point redemption, the accused debited Rs 2 lakh from the former `s bank account. A cheating case has been registered under Indian Penal Code and Information technology Act. Efforts are on to nab the accused,” he said.

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