8 lakh rupees plus taken as a loan by dupping Documents
Pune police are working on a complaint filed by Mr R.R Banerjee stating his identity documents been forged and used by fraudsters to avail loan from banks in his name. The techie aged 35 is an engineer with a private firm in Pune.
In his complaint, he states the forging of his important documents like the AADHAR card and PAN card in Kolkata. The fraud came into light when the techie started receiving calls from the financial institutes about his non-payment of EMI’s (Equated Monthly Installments). According to the police, the fraudsters have been able to forge the documents by changing the photograph and the address.
They were able to take loans from various money lending institutes in February and March of this year. The fraudsters were not only able to forge Mr Banerjee’s documents but also get loans sanctioned of about 8 lakh 22 thousand plus in his name from various banks.
Mr Banerjee has filed a complaint of cheating with the Pune police and the police have registered a case against the unidentified accused under relevant sections of sec 420, 468, 469 and 470 of the Indian Penal Code.
Police Sub-Inspector Govind Pawar who is leading the investigation in this case assures that the fraudsters will be nabbed soon. This incident has thrown light on the loopholes in the verification process done by the banks. Further investigation is on.