Five arrested for duping banks using celebrities' details
New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested five people for allegedly duping banks of Rs. 50 lakh using the details of celebrities. The gang used fake IDs and forged documents to obtain loans from various banks.
According to reports, the gang used to create fake IDs in the name of celebrities and then used these IDs to obtain loans from various banks. They would provide forged documents to the banks as proof of identity and get the loans sanctioned.
"The accused allegedly duped banks of over Rs 50 lakh by fraudulently using details of celebrities like MS Dhoni, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Sachin Tendulkar, Saif Ali Khan, Hritik Roshan, Alia Bhatt, Shilpa Shetty & others," DCP Shahdara Rohit Meena said.
The arrests come amid a spate of cyber crimes in the country, with criminals using increasingly sophisticated methods to defraud individuals and institutions.
More details are awaited.
(With ANI inputs)