Actor Annu Kapoor has thanked the Mumbai Police for ‘quick and efficient motion taken in opposition to fraud’ in his checking account. Recently, Annu was robbed of ₹4.36 lakh by a web based fraudster however after police intervention, he’ll get again ₹3.08 lakh. This is just not the primary time that Annu has been robbed this yr. (Also Read | Annu Kapoor says his iPad, credit card, ‘lot of cash’ stolen in France)
Taking to Instagram on Saturday, Annu shared an image as he posed with cops. He wrote, “I would like to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to Mumbai Police of Oshiwara, cyber crime wing for their immediate and effective action taken against fraud in my bank account.” He additionally tagged the cops of the cyber-crime who helped him get his a refund.
Recently, an individual referred to as Annu on the pretext of getting his Know Your Customer (KYC) particulars up to date with a personal sector financial institution. As he posed as an worker of the financial institution, wherein Anuu has his account, he shared his financial institution particulars and One Time Password (OTP), mentioned the police. After a while on Thursday, Annu obtained one other name from the financial institution informing him that his checking account had been compromised and the quantity was fraudulently transferred. The financial institution then deactivated Annu’s account.
Annu went to the police for assist. Senior inspector Manohar Dhanawde of Oshiwara police station mentioned, “Police immediately swung into action and after contacting the manager of the bank, managed to get details of the two beneficiary bank accounts in which the fraud had transferred the money from Kapoor’s bank account. Police officers contacted nodal officers of the two banks and managed to ‘debit freeze’ a sum of ₹3.08 lakh lying in the two bank accounts. The process to refund this money to Kapoor has been initiated.” “A case has been registered under Indian Penal Code and Information Technology Act provisions. Efforts are on to nab the online fraudster,” the police official advised information company PTI.
Earlier in June this yr, Annu’s bag was stolen in Dijon Ville, close to Paris, France. He had posted a video on Instagram saying that a number of folks got here to assist him along with his baggage, whereas boarding a practice, however stole his bag. He knowledgeable his followers that he had saved his money, iPad, diary, and bank card amongst different belongings within the bag.
In the video, Annu mentioned in Hindi, “My Prada bag was stolen, which had a lot of cash in swiss franc and euros, my iPad, my diary and credit card. They stole everything, so whenever you visit France, be very careful as there are pick-pockets, dishonest people and thieves here.” The actor recorded the video as he sat inside a practice.