Mumbai lawyer loses ₹62,000 to card cloning, criminal withdraws money in the United States
A lawyer Lokhandwala in Mumbai lost Rs62,000 to defraud debit cards because his money was withdrawn in the United States last month.
The woman approached her bank asking for a refund, after which she was asked to approach her local police station to file a FIR against unidentified cybercriminalisme.
According to his complaint, he was at home when he received a message on his cell phone at 1 am on 1 June.
The message was sent by your Indian bank owned, alerting about the monetary transactions made from your account.
The woman could not do anything at night and approached the bank the next morning she was informed that the money was withdrawn from her account through her debit card.
The bank also reported that the money was withdrawn in the United States.
The woman has registered an FIR with the local police this week. A police officer who asked for anonymity said: “We do not know how cybernetic fraudteur managed to withdraw the amount we took help from cyber crime to investigate the case.”
The case gained importance, as recently, cyber police Mumbai Crime Branch had unleashed a racket of letters in which a Bulgarian national who was caught by the withdrawal of foreign money from China in India.
The stolen credit / debit card data belonging to Chinese nationals has been used to make cloned cards and the money was withdrawn from an international bank in Mumbai.
The lawyer for Vicky Shah, a cybernetics expert, said: “The card can be used internationally once the international flow has been activated because the victim map was activated the international before being cloned.
The question is whether it is a magnetic stripe card or an EMV smart card. If it is an EMV chip card, it is very difficult to be cloned, and it is unique.
As a precaution, customers must replace their existing cards with EMV chip cards. “