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Puducherry: Key accused in sensational ATM fraud case arrested

In the sensational ATM fraud case, involving an interstate racket and having international ramifications, the CB-CID sleuths on Wednesday finally arrested Chandruji.

Published: 12th July 2018 04:21 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th July 2018 04:21 AM   |  A+A-

Express News Service

PUDUCHERRY: In the sensational ATM fraud case, involving an interstate racket and having international ramifications, the CB-CID sleuths on Wednesday finally arrested Chandruji, a key accused in the fra case who had been absconding since police cracked the case.

Chandruji, a resident of Muthialpet, was secured from Chennai at noon on Wednesday, after tracking his movement patterns that included Coimbatore, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai and other places, said Rahul Alwal, Senior Superintendent of Police, who is directly supervising the investigations.

Chandruji allegedly confessed to supplying POS (Point of Sale) machines to the accused persons A Peter (38)  from Tirupur, S Dhinesh (33) from Coimbatore and Irfan Rahman (33) from Kolathur, Chennai - for the purpose of swiping cloned ATM cards prepared by them using illegal credit or debit card data.
The data was bought on internet using bitcoins for $4 per card, and the men allegedly wrongfully earned crores of rupees.

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