New Delhi: A man has allegedly been duped of Rs 91,000 from his Paytm account after he gave his phone to a service centre without deleting his mobile wallet in the national capital. 28-year-old Yusuf Karim, a resident of southeast Delhi’s Kalkaji, said that a sum of the mentioned amount from his Paytm account. Also Read - Delhi Traffic Alert: Ghazipur, Singhu, Harewali Among Others Shut For Traffic Movement | Check Advisory Here
Karim said that after he got his phone back from the service centre, he received an email from Paytm that somebody logged into his account. Thereafter, he received another message stating that his email address had been changed and Rs 19,999 were transferred to an unknown account from a different number which was fraudulently registered in his name. Also Read - Delhi Adarsh Nagar Chain Snatching-Murder: Police Mulling Separate Snatching Law With Enhanced Punishment
As per police report, at least seven transactions were made from the victim’s account and Rs 80,498 was withdrawn. Karim said he believed that the engineers of the mobile service company who were repairing his phone have indulged in such fraudulent transactions. He also claimed that despite several requests, Paytm did not block his account. Also Read - Bengaluru, Shimla 'Most Livable' Cities in Govt's Ease of Living Index | Check Complete List Here
Paytm is yet issue a statement in this regard.