Pune: Man arrested for swindling people at ATMs on pretext of helping them withdraw money
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Pune: Man arrested for swindling people at ATMs on pretext of helping them withdraw money

Cyber Police has arrested a the accused who used to dupe people by changing their ATM card’s PIN under the pretext of helping them withdraw money from ATMs.

Pune: The Pune police's Cyber Cell has arrested a 33-year-old man for allegedly swindling many people on the pretext of helping them withdraw money from the ATM machine.

The accused is identified as Anup Pazare. Cyber Police have arrested a the accused who used to dupe people by changing their ATM card’s PIN under the pretext of helping them withdraw money from ATMs.

Last month, under the pretext of helping a carpenter, the accused had withdrawn Rs 74,760.

Acting on a tip-off, the police arrested Anup Pazare, who stayed in Fursungi (Originally from Nagpur) near SBI ATM Centre in Sangvi. The officials from the Pune Cyber Police traced the accused with the help of CCTV footage, technical analysis and other tools.

Meanwhile, the police have seized 27 ATM cards, Rs 50,000 cash, a mobile phone and jewellery from him. According to the press release issued by the Pune police, the acussed is a history-sheeter and there are seven cases already registered against the him at various police stations in the state as well as in Telangana.

A case has been registered in this regard under relevant sections of IPC (Indian Penal Code) 406,419,420 and sections 66 (c) and 66 (d) of the Information Technology Act.

The police further stated that a similar case is been registered at Kondhwa Police Station. The Cyber Police is probing the matter.

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