Man steals data of 14 lakh e-shoppers, sells it

  • | Monday | 1st April, 2019

Singh said the callers used fake customer details to open bank accounts and keep the stolen money with the help of bank employees. Greater Noida: A 23-year-old man, Nandan Rao Patel, was arrested for allegedly stealing data of 14 lakh customers of several e-commerce sites in collusion with employees of the retail companies. The cops recovered two mobile phones and a laptop containing data of around 14 lakh customers of various online shopping companies.“The accused revealed that he is a director of a digital marketing company. Police said the accused allegedly sold the data of the customers to various sham call centres, who later used them to cheat people.STF officers said they were flooded with complaints not only from online shoppers but also a bank, which reported data theft . He is a final-year MBA student in Amity University and a cyber expert, police said.Patel was arrested around 8pm on Saturday from his office in Sector 142.

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