Three booked for stealing, leaking at least 447 bank customers' data

As per the complaint lodged by a top official of the SVC bank, the accused leaked the data of its at least 447 customers, due to which the bank incurred losses to the tune of Rs 29 crore.

Published: 14th December 2019 01:29 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th December 2019 01:29 PM   |  A+A-

Fraud

Image used for representational purpose only.

By PTI

THANE: Police have registered an offence against two employees of a co-operative bank and their suspended colleague for allegedly stealing and leaking customers' data by hacking into the bank's system, an official said on Saturday.

As per the complaint lodged by a top official of the Shamrao Vithal Cooperative (SVC) Bank with Shree Nagar police station here, the accused leaked the data of its at least 447 customers, due to which the bank incurred losses to the tune of Rs 29 crore.

Based on the complaint, Thane city police on Friday registered a case against Shaktil Kubal, who is a suspended employee of the bank, Parag Shinde, who works at the Delhi branch of the bank and Rahul Satam from its Coimbatore branch.

The fraud came to light when one of the customers of the bank complained about his account details being leaked out of the bank, the official said.

During the inquiry, the bank found that some of its employees and a suspended personnel were involved in the racket, the police complaint said.

The accused leaked the data from the bank's shared network from April 1 to October 24 this year, it said.

"The trio leaked information about the accounts, advance accounts, tax audit reports, active branch customer data, loan accounts closed, etc," the police official said quoting the complaint.

The trio has been booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Information Technology Act, Thane police spokesman said.

No arrest has been made in the case so far, the official added.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp