Based on a tip-off, the district cyber crime cell on Wednesday busted a cyber criminal gang and arrested three of its members in Belatard village near Judpania area of Giridih.
The accused have been identified as Ajay Kumar Mandal, Manoj Kumar Mandal and Kailash Mandal.
They hail from Belatard villages under Bengabad police station areas of Giridih. The cell also seized one Apache motorbike and six mobiles from the accused, said Cyber Dy SP Sandip Suman Samdarshi.He said around one dozen criminals are still operating across the region.
“The accused are between 25 and 30 years of age.
Two of them namely Ajay and Kailash earlier had been working in Mumbai and recently they came in Giridih and joined in cyber network,” Samdarshi added.
Disclosing the modus operandi of the accused, Giridih SP SK Jha said that the accused used to call the debit and credit card holders on the pretest of solving various technical problems related to the cards or telling them that their cards could be blocked if they did not share their details.
At least Rs 5 lakh have been credited in their own accounts from different accounts, added Jha.