Again the cheating cases are increasing in the city as a retired bank manager was duped of Rs.3 lakh by a fraud caller. The incident took place under the jurisdiction of Bajaj Nagar police station. The police have registered a case and started investigation. As per information, the victim is 65 year old Srikrishna Murthy Sadasivan resident of Madhav Nagar, South Ambazari Road. He has retired from Bank of India.Sadashivam’s friend Sridhar Iyer lives in America. On May 24, Sadashivam received a call from a WhatsApp number.
When Sadashivam checked the WhatsApp number, there was a photo of Sridhar Iyer on the profile. After this, Sadasivam received a message from that number. The messenger identified himself as Iyer and told Sadasivam that he had an important work in India and needed Sadashivam’s help. The accused then asked his help and asked him to transfer Rs.3 lakh. And he cited that only 1 lakh can be transferred online at one time. And he transferred Rs.1 lakh to May 24 itself. After midnight, Sadasivam transferred another 2 lakh of the account of the accused. After transferring he called Iyer and Iyer denied all the proceedings. Also told him that the said bank account did not belong to him. After this Sadashivam lodged a complaint with Bajaj Nagar police. And police registered a case under fraud and IT Act.