Tricked by cyber criminals, a 30-year-old software engineer was robbed of Rs 1.2 lakh during online banking after her card got skimmed recently. The thieves made transactions in two quick successions from the victim’s salary account.The incident took place on February 1 when the victim, identified as Megha an employee with Infosys, was returning from her home town Kundapura along with her husband.
In her police complaint Megha said that she received the withdraw message on February 1 from her debit card. As the withdrawal limit was up to Rs 60,000, the accused withdrew the amount in two quick successions within five minutes. While the first transaction was made at around 11.58 pm, the second was made at 12.02 am, thus making the withdrawals of Rs 60,000 each for two days, said the police.
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