MUMBAI: Pretending to be speaking from the bank, a person cheated veteran actor Anu Kapoor ₹4 lakh online to update his KYC, was arrested in Bihar. This incident took place in the month of September.
The arrested accused has been identified as Ashish Jagdish Paswan (28), a resident of Darbhanga in Bihar. Anu Kapoor lives in Windermere Apartments, opposite Mira Tower on Link Road in the Oshiwara area of Andheri. The veteran actor was at home during the month of September. At this time, he received a call from a person named Krishna Kumar Reddy. He said he was speaking from the head office of his bank and that he had not updated the KYC on his bank account. He took the bank account details and the OTP number the actor received on his mobile, saying that the bank account will be closed if the KYC is not updated.
After that, two online transactions of ₹2 lakh and ₹2.36 lakh were made from his bank account. As soon as he realized that ₹4.36 lakh had been transferred from the bank account, he reported the incident to the Oshiwara police. Taking serious notice of this incident, the police started an investigation. The case was investigated, and the Oshiwara police nabbed the accused.