The central region cyber police officials have busted a cyber fraud gang and arrested five members including the mastermind, for allegedly fraudulently obtaining a database of 300 people across the country, including 80 from Maharashtra, and taking a loan from an online finance company in voucher form, police sources said.
The accused Parvez Shah, Firoze Shah, Faiz Shah, Amzad Abdul Khan and Salim Shaikh were arrested by senior police inspector Sanjay Govilkar-led team of 15 police personnel from Kurla area.
The accused person had cheated Early Salary Pvt Ltd, by fraudulently availing loan on bogus documents. The company had registered a first information report (FIR) in April after it discovered that 15 customers have availed loan (in E-voucher form) by downloading the company’s mobile app and by submitting forged and duplicate documents.
A probe has revealed that the accused would illegally buy database (like details of Aadhar card, Pan card,…