Fraud in the exchange of SIM card in Odisha: 2 orders from Cuttack
Cut: Destroying a SIM swap fraud, the police station arrested two people and seized several SIM cards in their possession here late last night. The cops also seized several Aadhaar cards and cell phones in their possession.
Informing the media, the DCP of Bhubaneswar Umashankar Das informed that a private telecommunications company had filed a complaint that around 35 personalized numbers sold by it had been deactivated. During an investigation, it was revealed that two former company employees used the company’s mobile app to create false documents of 35 people and exchanged their SIM cards before assigning the number to individuals. people out of state at higher rates.
A complaint was filed at the Infociy police station and the two were arrested for unauthorized access to the telecommunications company’s mobile app, creating false documents and exchanging the SIM card affecting the original subscriber. . Further investigation is underway.
“The SIM card exchange often leads to major financial fraud, as one can easily get all of a person’s personal data, including their bank account details and the victim’s social media details. The authorities of the telecommunications company and those currently using single numbers will come under our investigation, ”added the DCP.
The PC will take the two arrested people into pre-trial detention for questioning, he added.