At least 50 people duped of lakhs of rupees in Gurgaon after swiping cards at tampered ATM


At least 50 people have allegedly been cheated at Unitech Cyber ​​Park in Gurgaon after using an HDFC bank ATM in the IT center, according to an India Today report. It is suspected that a device was installed in the ATM that collected the data of all the people who used the ATM. Scammers must have waited until people receive their wages after the money has been processed from their account. Fraud came to the fore when people started receiving SMS alerts about withdrawing money from their accounts.

According to the report, on May 1, Neeraj Jain and Naresh Nodia received alerts by SMS about the withdrawal of money from their accounts. They filed police complaints and in two days more victims approached the police. The police investigations revealed that a device installed in the ATM cloned the cards and stole their data. Many victims also complained about social media fraud.

Shubhankar Chawla, a victim of the fraud, tweeted: “I lost my INR 22536 on May 1 at 3:08 am after using my ICICI bank debit card at the HDFC ATM on the ground floor of Unitech Cyber ​​Park” .

Kapil tweeted “A major banking fraud (ATM) that is occurring since May 1 by cloning HDFC Bank debit cards at the HDFC Unitech Cyber ​​Park (Gurgaon) ATM. In all cases, ATM cards Automatic slid in the previous location.
They also withdrew 40,000 rupees from my HDFC account last night. ”

Akash, who works in a private company, tweeted “What’s happening HDFC? I have almost 15 users of my office who are victims of debit card fraud.” ATM in the Unitech cyber is in danger Nobody is registering FIR. What should we do? Too much money in the pile.

Neeraj Jha, head of corporate communication, HDFC Bank, Mumbai, while responding to tweets of alleged frauds, tweeted: “We have been informed of an incident related to our ATM in Gurugram.When a police complaint is filed, the matter will be investigated To get to the bottom of this, we would like to assure all clients that there will be no financial losses for them.