Credit Card Fraud

  • ICICI credit card scam: Police arrests main accused, tracks his location using Facebook July 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi police have busted a credit card scam involving ICICI bank. The main accused was tracked down using his Facebook location and pictures. The con man, Raju Tevar, had cheated ICICI Bank customers by obtaining their credit card data. Investigators found his photograph on his account on Facebook, a...
  • US: Global $200 million credit card hacking ring busted June 6, 2013

    New York: Eleven people in the United States, the UK and Vietnam have been arrested and accused of running a $200 million worldwide credit card fraud ring, US and UK law enforcement officials said on Wednesday. "One of the world's major facilitation networks for online card fraud has been dismantled by...
  • US: 18 charged in $200 million global credit card fraud February 6, 2013

    Newark: Eighteen people have been charged in what may be one of the nation's largest credit card fraud rings, a sprawling international scam that duped credit rating agencies and used thousands of fake identities to steal at least $200 million, federal authorities said on Tuesday. The elaborate scheme involved improving...
  • US: 18 charged in $200M global credit card fraud February 6, 2013

    Newark: Eighteen people have been charged in what may be one of the largest US credit card fraud rings, a sprawling international scam that duped credit rating agencies and used thousands of fake identities to steal at least $200 million, federal authorities said on Tuesday. The elaborate scheme involved improving...
  • Rs 8.2 cr lost annually in credit card fraud October 10, 2011

    New Delhi: In what is seen as a problem that could affect the aa aadmi, estimates show that Rs 8.2 crore is lost annually in India due to credit card fraud. From Kumar Mangalam Birla to the aam aadmi, there have been all sorts of victims. Ram Shanker Shukla from...
  • US credit card fraud: 13 NRIs among 111 charged October 8, 2011

    New York: At least 13 persons of Indian origin are among 111 people charged in the busting of a $ 13 million global crime ring, the biggest in US history involved in forged credit cards and identity theft. Announcing the uncovering of the ring on Friday, Queens county district attorney Richard...
  • IIT student arrested for credit card fraud in Ahmedabad May 9, 2009

    Ahmedabad: A student of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mumbai's Gandhinagar extension center has been arrested for his alleged involvement in online credit card frauds, police said on Saturday. Ashish Ravindran Nathan, student of computer engineering, was arrested on Friday from a garden in the Satellite area on charges of conducting...
  • Credit card fraudster arrested in Gujarat October 16, 2008

    Ahmedabad: A man wanted in 23 cases of credit card fraud and vehicle thefts was arrested here on Thursday, police said. Manish alias Vishal Pravinchandra Kakadia, a resident of Surat, was nabbed from the state transport bus stand here Thursday afternoon. Police recovered a laptop, four mobile phones, eight SIM...
  • US stunned by biggest identity theft case August 7, 2008

    New York: More than 40 million credit and debit card numbers have been stolen from nine major stores and restaurant chains across the United States, making it the biggest identity theft case in the history of the US. Feds say the hackers stole tens of millions of dollars from people...
  • Watch out! They're phishing for you June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: There are as many varieties of identity theft today as there are varieties of, say, mushrooms. And there are nearly as many misconceptions — about the scope of the problem, the incentives to stop it and how its costs are borne. A recent study by Javelin Strategy and...