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4 held for card detail theft to buy IPL tickets

MUMBAI: Cyber police arrested a gang of 4 who used stolen credit score/debit card details to purchase IPL tickets for matches at Wankhede stadium from an online agent and offered them within the open market.

Akash Gosalia, Keval Gosalia, Manish Monani and Vijay Naresh Rajput had been arrested below IPC sections for forgery, cheating and breach of believe, and below IT Act, said DCP Vishal Thakur. Police said they knew the best way to extract 14-digit numbers of debit cards and even cast cards, the use of them to shop for passes for matches at Wankhede. The complainant firm is into online price tag sales. It learnt that fake passes had been being offered since March 24. The gang bought 68 passes of a fit, causing a lack of Rs 2.35 lakh.

“After registering a complaint we blocked the passes. When the purchasers got here to look at the fit, we took them into custody,” said investigating officer Pramod Kopikar.

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