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Financial Adviser Cheats Lady Gynecologist Client Of Rs 1.3 Crore

30 March 2019

Snigdha Chandan Das

Cuttack: A financial adviser has been arrested by the cyber crime police and court forwarded for cheating his client of Rs 1.3 crore through ATM withdrawal, ATM to ATM transfer and Net Banking.

Reportedly, the accused identified as Dilip Kumar Das had been financial adviser of the complainant since 2011. While the complainant has been working in Libya located in North Africa as a gynecologist since last 40 years with her husband, she has NRI account with ICICI and SBI banks.

As Dilip had knowledge about the financial deposits of the complainant he took undue and illegal advantage of absence of complainant and her family members and fraudulently transferred Rs 1.3 crore approximately from November 14, 2017 to January 21, 2019 to his credit card and bank accounts.

He also prepared a fake document regarding auto sweep of the said amount to one Mutual Fund account in the name of the complainant's husband.

Acting on a complaint filed with the Crime Branch, the Cyber Crime Police detected a case of cheating and unauthorized transaction. With the financial transaction reports from ICICI, SBI and HDFC banks, credit card division of IndusInd bank, ICICI Prudential AMC Ltd, it was observed that Dilip fraudulently transferred money from the bank account of the complainant to his credit card and bank account.

Based on the findings Investigating Officer Anila Anand arrested Dilip from his residence at Z1 Apartment under Infocity police station limits in Bhubaneswar on Friday and also seized eight credit and debit cards of different banks, mobile phones, SIM cards and Laptop which were used by him as a tool during commission of crime.

Property like Skoda vehicle, documents related to purchase of flat at Z1 Apartment and other luxurious possessions acquired by Dilip from the cheated amount have also been seized and he has been forwarded to the Bhubaneswar SDJM court today.