Delhi: Group of bank account frauds busted, two Nigerians among accused

| Updated: Mar 30, 2017 04:13 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar. 29 (ANI): A gang involved in bank account fraud has been busted on Wednesday, where two Nigerian nationals along with seven others were arrested. The accused group used to sell the fake bank accounts for Rs. 25-30,000. The two Nigerians used to con people through these fake accounts. 30 passbooks, 40 pan cards, 50 cheque books, ATM-debit cards, Voter cards and Laptops were recovered from them. This gang that used to cheat people for more than a year is now under police custody. 28-year-old leader of the gang, Ishant, used to provide his members with fake ID proofs and after opening bank accounts through those IDs he used to sell those accounts to the accused Nigerians. The two Nigerian nationals who were caught by the police, used those fake accounts to cheat people by luring them in the name of lottery and loan. Ishant used to spend around two and a half to three thousand rupees for opening an account, and in return earned Rs. 25 to 30,000. Police officials are hopeful to uncover many such cases through this arrest. (ANI)