Posing as steel trader fraud gets money transferred from bank

Raipur, Jul 16: A case of digital fraud has come to light in the Civil Line area here. A man posing as steel trader called in IDBI Bank and got Rs 23 lakh 31 thousand 955 transferred to his account under the pretext of depositing money in the hospital. The matter came to light when Sanyam Baid, Director, M/s Baid Steel Pvt Ltd, called the bank after the transfer of the money.
When the bank staff asked him about the information about the money transfer, he said that he had neither sent any mail for money nor had be messaged. Bank manager Ravi Shekhar Singh lodged complaint against the unidentified fraud. The police is investigating the matter.
According to the Civil Lines Police, Ravi Shekhar Singh, Manager, IDBI Bank has lodged a complaint and informed that M/s Baid Steel Pvt Ltd has an account in IDBI Bank located at Civil Lines branch. It is operated by Manju Baid, Sonal Baid, Sanyam Baid and Shreyansh Baid. On July 2, he got a call from the number 9871364226 and the caller claiming to be Sanyam Baid said that he needed money for a medical emergency and asked for instant money transfer through RTGS.
The fraud also mailed a demand letter to the bank in an attempt to take the bank employee into confidence. The money was transferred to the three bank accounts mentioned by him with matching of the signature of Sanyam Baid in the letter with that in bank account.

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