New Delhi. Cyber Police New Delhi District has come to the notice of a completely new and unique type of cheating case. In which the accused had cheated a company selling online building materials. By tampering with his software, the accused bypassed the payment process and defrauded him of Rs 33 lakh 60 thousand. The names of the arrested accused are Shivam Verma and Rohit Bansal. Both are residents of Delhi’s Rajgarh Colony and Janakpuri. A laptop, 1.5 lakh cash and 254 paint buckets worth Rs 21 lakh have been recovered from them.
According to DCP Pranav Tayal, on October 10, M Ganesh Babu, vice-president of Hippostores.com, had given a complaint to the police of Cyber police station of New Delhi district. Some customers have tampered with the software to place orders on their site and get orders delivered. The value of the delivered goods was more than 33 lakhs. After initial investigation, investigation was started in this matter on November 9 by registering a case in Cyber Cell Police Station.
A team consisting of SI Manjeet Singh, Vipin, Head Constable Dharamveer and others was formed under the supervision of ACP Ratanlal to investigate the case and nab the accused, under the supervision of SHO Vijay Pal. During the investigation, the police team checked the IPs used to place the orders along with the CDRs and IPDRs of the mobile numbers. From its analysis they came to know that all these mobile numbers belong to MP and the IP is showing proxy network.
After which the police team got involved in more in-depth investigation in this matter. From which he came to know about Rahul Tripathi, a person from Burari. When the police interrogated him after his identification, he told that he has knowledge of cyber forensics, and he often checks the loop holes of websites with the help of free software available on the internet. During this, he came to know about the technical glitch of the complainant company. After which he ordered some electrical items without making any payment.
He had ordered the goods bypassing the payment process. Which was also delivered to him. After that he sold this idea to Shivam Verma, a member of his WhatsApp group, for Rs 35,000. After which the police team obtained the information of the bank account that sent the money. Whose address was in the name of Shivam Verma. During interrogation, Shivam told the police that he had arranged a SIM card and mobile on a fake name.
Further, he shared this idea with his friend Rohit Bansal, who runs a paint shop in Uttam Nagar, thinking that he can help him sell the ordered paint. Rohit Bansal had also bought buckets of paint from the site of that company without any payment. On the tip of Shivam Verma, the police also nabbed Rohit Bansal, and recovered a laptop and Rs 1.5 lakh cash from him. At the instance of Shivam, the police recovered 254 buckets of stomach from his house. The accused had sold paints worth Rs 13 lakh out of the goods.