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Number of ATM card frauds rising in Kolkata


The number of complaints of ATM frauds in Kolkata continued to rise touching 70 on Wednesday. The amount of money siphoned off rose to ₹14 lakh.

Senior officers of the Kolkata Police suspect a gang of Romanian nationals behind the fraud who had allegedly secured data by installing skimmer devices at certain ATMs in the southern parts of the city.

“We have got photographs of two more accused in the case,” a senior police officer said.

A team of the Kolkata Police is in Delhi as most of the withdrawals were made from ATMs there. So far no arrests have ...


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