Fingerprint cloning gang busted in Haryana, 5 arrested: Police

The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, June 8
The Haryana Police on Monday said it has busted a gang whose members allegedly used to siphon off money from bank accouts of people using the Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AEPS) by cloning the fingerprints. “Five members of the gang including a woman who were involved in online fraud worth crores of rupees were arrested by conducting raids at different locations in Delhi and Palwal on Monday,” a Haryana Police spokesperson said in a statement issued. He said the police have also recovered one biometric machine, 11 debit cards of different banks, 270 SIM cards of different operators, fingerprint rubber stamp machine, 5 bottles rubber gel photo polymer, 1 laptop, printer, one lamination machine, 2078 copies of registries (out of which 10 copies used in online fraud) 220 fingerprint clone, 68 blank Aadhaar cards, 21 PAN cards, 64 passport size photographs, 5 Aadhaar cards, 1 pen drive etc.

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