Credit card fraud: 5 cyber culprits held for using PAN details of Indian celebrities
India: Five cyber culprits have been arrested for procuring the Presence Across Nation (PAN) card details of 95 prominent celebrities, including Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan and former captain of the Indian cricket team MS Dhoni, and getting credit cards issued in their names, an official said.
The cards were issued from Pune-based fintech startup ‘One Card’. The accused used the details and duped banks of over Rs 50 lakhs.
The involved persons were identified as Puneet, Mohd Asif, Sunil Kumar, Pankaj Mishar and Vishwa Bhaskar Sharma.
Joint Commissioner of Police (Eastern Range), Chhayya Sharma said that the culprits forged government IDs of 95 celebrities and eminent persons to dupe banks of over Rs 50 lakhs.
On interrogation, it was revealed that they used to get GST details of these celebrities from Google.