State at Large

Fraud caller asks ATM number, withdraws money

ATM number

Jagatsinghpur: In a shocking incident, about Rs 46,000 was withdrawn deceitfully from the account of a person here after he left the caller know his 16-digit ATM number.

The victim lodged a complained with the police and service provider State of India, Kujang branch on Friday.

Mathurananda Parida, a resident of Bariha village under Gopiakuda Panchayat in Kujang block, three days ago had received a call from his mobile phone informing discrepancies in his ATM card and later he was told to inform 16 digit number of the ATM card.

Believing the caller, Parida disclosed his ATM card number forthwith, but surprisingly he received a mobile message that an amount Rs 46, 000 had been withdrawn from his bank account.



Most Popular

To Top