Summary: Mishra also found that on December 23, Rs 4.99 lakh was transferred to another account and on the next day another Rs 4.99 lakh was transferred to a third account.Mishra suspected someone had hacked into his son’s account and transferred the Rs 9.98 lakh fraudulently. The fraudsters transferred the amount through eight netbanking transactions and left behind Rs 7 in the techie’s account. When Mishra checked the passbook in the evening, he found his son had closed all the seven fixed deposit accounts and transferred Rs 30.59 lakh to his savings account with the same bank. The bankers told him to keep the passbook and come later.Around 1pm, Mishra collected the passbook and went back home. On January 6, Mishra went to the bank to update his son’s passbook.
PUNE: A Netherlands-based NRI lost Rs 10 lakh from his bank account in the city after hackers surrendered his fixed deposits and fraudulently transferred the money into their accounts.The incident came to light on January 6 when Ra light on January 6 when Ravindranath Mishra (67) of Mangaldas Road, the NRI’s father, checked the bank passbook and saw the random transactions. He immediately contacted his son, who said he had not effected those transactions. The father approached the Koregaon Park police station and lodged a complaint.
Mishra told police that his son had seven fixed deposit accounts in the private bank’s Bund Garden Road branch. On January 6, Mishra went to the bank to update his son’s passbook. The bankers told him to keep the passbook and come later.Around 1pm, Mishra collected the passbook and went back home.