MBA graduates held for credit card fraud

MBA graduates held for credit card fraud

Mukul Garg (24) and his fiance Alisha Sharma (23) were apprehended from a mall in Saket recently following a tip off, H G S Dhaliwal, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South), said, adding four Nigerians, who were also part of their gang, were on the run.
The arrest came following investigations into a complaint filed by Javed Chauhan, an Assistant Manager with Standard Chartered Bank, who claimed that a fraudulent transaction was made using his credit card.

"On his request the bank blocked the card. On further enquiry it was found that the card is being used at one of the designer stores in a mall situated in Saket. The customer promptly visited the store where the imposters were caught by the security staff.
"We found that the two had been visiting the store for the last few days. Police were informed and they were interrogated thoroughly. They couple said that they had come to the mall with the intention of purchasing high end designer products with the use of cloned credit cards," he said.

Some cloned cards with receipts of purchase and designer clothes and mobile phones were recovered from the couple. A case of cheating, impersonation and forgery has been registered against them.

The couple hails from Ludhiana and had studied together in one of the prestigious colleges where they become close friends. Both of them are Commerce Graduates and are pursuing further studies.

Mukul has also been to London to where he completed his management studies in University of Bedfordshire. Simultaneously he completed his master's degree in International Business Management from University of Middlesex.

Alisha is presently pursuing her MBA degree from one of the renowned institutes of South Delhi. Both of them belonged to upper middle class families.

Mukul's father is a well-known iron tools trader in Ludhiana whereas Alisha's father is a senior officer in Northern Railways and Commonwealth Games gold medallist in Weightlifting.

She is in Delhi since last year and met one Nigerian National Kelley and his friends in one of the malls in Saket. The Nigerian group asked her to do some shopping for their girlfriends. She happily agreed and persuaded his friend Mukul to join them.
The Nigerian group prepared cloned cards and fake IDs and used them for shopping in various malls