20-year-old student learned method by watching video on YouTube and cracked 21 ATMs in 3 states
From the Sadulshahr mobile, trace and arrested, the accused also recovered 20 ATM cards.
Changes in ATMs in more than 20 cities of Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana have been caught on the basis of mobile location, accused of cheating 10 to 12 lakh rupees. The 20-year-old student is the son of a policeman. He had learned how to clone the ATM card and remove the money after watching the video on the YouTube channel. After this, in seven months, 21 cases were reported in three states. Churu police was following him for two and a half months.
ASP Rajendra Kumar Meena told that the accused Manish (20) is a resident of Patan police station area of Sikar district. 20 ATM cards of different banks have been recovered from him. On April 6, a case of withdrawal of Rs.1.89 lakh was changed in Sadulpur by changing the ATM card. The police took out the mobile location of all the transactions in the transaction from the complainant’s ATM card. If the location of the incident took place in Kotputli, Rajgarh, Noor, Hanumangarh, Sriganganagar, Sadulshahr, then only one mobile number was found active in all these places. The highest places were found in the village Nyaurana and in Sadulshahr of Ganganagar. Based on this trace of the mobile number the accused was arrested.
The card was cloning: the accused is Maniash Meena’s father, Sageganganar is an ASI and posted in the police line. Manish learned how to break into ATM by watching videos on YouTube. If someone used an ATM, Manish would have cloned his card. Then the cloned card used to be in the ATM machine and withdraw money. Manish with four friends in his Hanumangarh district, four in Ganganagar, Jhunjhunun, two in Sikar, four in Jaipur, two in Alwar, three in Punjab and two ATMs in Haryana. Manish BA is a student of Final Year. He is extracting money by changing ATMs with his friends since December 2017.