ATM scamster arrested in Delhi

New Delhi: Delhi Police said today it has arrested a man who scammed several people, especially senior citizens, by offering them his help in withdrawing money from ATMs.

Rajesh, 26 and a resident of Haryana’s Hisar district, was arrested near the parking area of Sector 14 Dwarka Metro Station. Fourteen ATM cards have been seized from him.

A driver by profession, he frequently visited Delhi.

“He used to recce the ATMs where innocent people or senior citizens used to withdraw money and would offer them his help in withdrawing money during which, he fraudulently swapped their ATM cards after knowing smartly the card’s PIN,” DCP (Crime) Bhisham Singh said in a statement.

Rajesh would then withdraw money from the account of the victim through online transactions or cash from different ATMs through the swapped ATM card.

With his arrest, five cases of fraud have been solved, the police said.