The accused, Vijay Kumar Sharma, 38, of Uttam Nagar in New Delhi was arrested by the Cyberabad Cyber Crime Police in July, on charges of cheating. (Representional Image)
Hyderabad: A Delhi-based man, who is allegedly the kingpin of a cyber fraud in which 893 customers of SBI’s Credit Card Division were duped to the tune of Rs 2.3 crore, has been booked under the Preventive Detention Act by Cyberabad police commissioner V. C. Sajjanar on Wednesday.
The accused, Vijay Kumar Sharma, 38, of Uttam Nagar in New Delhi was arrested by the Cyberabad Cyber Crime Police in July, on charges of cheating. Vijay had developed three e-commerce sites,www.jayy shree.com, www.vi ablekart.com, and www.jeanslike.com and opened current accounts in different banks in the name of his associates by linking the payment gateways for online transactions.
Mr Sajjanar said that the accused had engaged people to work as tele-callers at a call centre, which was established to trap gullible people to share the details of their credit cards. The details of the cards were used to make fraudulent purchases from Sharma’s e-commerce sites, he said.
"The gang had cheated 893 people from Hyderabad to the tune of Rs 2.3 crore. Sharma was nabbed with the help of call data record.