Software developer cheats city businessman of Rs. 1.70 lakh
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Software developer cheats city businessman of Rs. 1.70 lakh

July 11, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: A software developer, who had developed a website to a city businessman, has illegally transferred Rs. 1.70 lakh from the businessman’s credit card.

Businessman Amar Kumar, 44, a resident of Siddarthanagar, received a call on his mobile phone and the caller, who introduced himself as Dharmendra, a software developer, created a website for Amar.

In order to see whether the website was ready for online transactions, Dharmendra reportedly took the details of Amar’s credit card and allegedly transferred Rs. 1.70 lakh from the credit card of Amar, thus cheating him.

Ayurveda doctor cheated

In another case, an Ayurveda doctor has been cheated of Rs. 85,000 by a miscreant in the guise of getting his father treated.

Dr. Mohammed Chand, 48, a resident of Ramaiah Road in K.R. Mohalla, received a call on his phone from one Srikanth Sharma, who told the doctor that his father was suffering from fistula and sought treatment for it.

Srikanth later told the doctor that he could avail refund of the medical expenses and told the doctor to open his PhonePe payment app on his phone. As the doctor did not have PhonePe account, he opened his daughter’s PhonePe account and followed the instructions of Srikanth and immediately, Rs. 85,000 was transferred from the Bank account.

City’s Cyber, Economic and Narcotics (CEN) Crime Police, who have registered separate cases, are investigating.

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