Boney Kapoor became a victim of fraudulent transactions of around Rs 4 lakh. an unidentified person who fraudulently carried transactions from the film producer’s credit card totalling Rs 3.82 lakh.
An aide close to Kapoor filed a complaint against the alleged fraudster, a Mumbai police official said on Friday.
Kapoor came to know that money had been withdrawn from his bank account and he enquired the bank about this. Following the enquiry, he lodged a written complaint with the police.
Janhvi Kapoor's father told the police that neither anyone asked for his credit card details nor did he receive any phone call regarding this. Police officials suspected that someone had obtained the data while Kapoor was using the card.
It has been learned that money from Kapoor's card went to the account of a company in Gurugram.
A complaint was filed at the Amboli Police Station on Wednesday under provisions of the IPC and Information Technology Act. “The unidentified person has used the credit card to carry out five online transactions on February 9 by obtaining Kapoor’s details and password,” the police official said.
Boney Kapoor found out about the fraud when a bank executive called up for a credit card bill payment on March 30, the complainant told the police. The police officials have initiated a probe and efforts are being made to nab the accused, the Amboli police station official said.
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