Thursday, February 3, 2011

Three persons held for bank net hacking - - 02 Feb 2011

Dibrugarh(Assam), Feb 2 (PTI) In what could be the first instance of cyber crime in Assam, three persons have been arrested in Tinsukia district for their suspected involvement in a bank internet hacking case in which Rs six lakh was fraudulently withdrawn from an account. Based on an FIR filed by a businessman Sahid Khan the police arrested the three, hailing from the tea garden community from Makum area on Tinsukia district today in whose account the amount was transferred. Khan in his FIR claimed that Rs six lakh have been fraudulently withdrawn from his savings account with Indus Ind bank branch of Dibrugarh through Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) in the past two days. On investigation the police found that the amount was transferred to the accounts of the three with the State Bank of India (SBI) Makum following which they were arrested. They confessed to the police that a person named Md Abdul Jahid of Dibrugarh had contacted them promising to pay 10 per cent as commission for the deal. The police has launched a search to nab Jahid who is absconding.

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