Mumbai police have arrested a student of Second Year Engineering College at Pune for duping a Payment Gateway. The student Amit was arrested on various counts of cheating and forgery.
The accused initially opened a website supposedly to carry out business of web designing. He opened an account with a payment gateway situated in Mumbai under false credentials. He then started browsing the web, specially various chat rooms and Newsgroups to obtain the credit card numbers. He then became his own client and started making payments to his own account using the credit card card numbers he obtained from the net of foreign nationals. Payment gateway couldn’t get suspicion.