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ATM fraud held, Rs 10.35 lakh seized

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fraudBerhampur: Cracking a major ATM fraud case in the state, Hinjili Police today arrested a man conducting a raid at Gayatri Nagar area in Ganjam district and seized Rs 10.35 lakh and a number of ATM cards from his possession.

Several mobile sets, gold weighing 20 gram and passbooks were also seized during the raid.

The arrested has been identified as Dibakar Nayak from Line 2 area of Gayatri Nagar.

Police said the accused had duped the Hinjili Bank of India (BOI) branch of Rs 25.20 lakh through his account which he was having with the bank. He was busy in drawing money from the bank by tampering the ATM cards and using the E-wallet and Paytm, over past few months.

Police took action against Dibakar after acting upon a case filed by Hinjili Bank of India Manager Siba Prasad Bisoyi, recently.

Notably, fraudsters have swindled away money to the tune of Rs 36.63 lakh from various branches of BOI across the city, this year.