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Cheating case registers against 15 on Paytm’s complaint to CBI

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New Delhi, December 16: The CBI has registered a case on a complaint received from Parent company of Paytm against 15 Paytm customers, for cheating the digital wallet to the amount of Rupees 6.15 lakh.

One97 is the parent company of Paytm which is backed by China's Alibaba Group. Case registered under various charges dealing with criminal forgery, conspiracy and under provisions of the Information Technology (IT) Act, sources said.The case has been registered against 15 private persons who were regular

The case has been registered against 15 private persons who were regular Paytm customers. In its complaint, Paytm said that in some cases from March 2014 to April 2016, where refunds were made to the customers, delivery of orders was also successfully made on the same customers.

Since delivery of orders was successful, refund should not happen. The generation of refunds has led to loss to Paytm to the tune of Rs 6.15 lakhs. The cyber cell of the CBI has been doing it since 2000," Devpreet Singh told sources, adding,

Devpreet Singh told sources, adding, " And we have done cases for Snapdeal, Google, Microsoft and lot of other companies on their complaints and it is the job of the cyber cell."  Asked if it was usual for the CBI to take up cases of private companies until they have been referred by the central government or on the directions of the Supreme Court or a high court, Singh said: "

The CBI can register cases under IT Act in the territory of Delhi even against private individuals." Paytm, which has a user base of 150 million as on November 21, said that over five million users were added after the recent

The CBI can register cases under IT Act in the territory of Delhi even against private individuals." Paytm, which has a user base of 150 million as on November 21, said that over five million users were added after the recent demonetisation of high-value currencies. It processes over seven million transactions a day, worth Rs 120 crore.

Wefornews Bureau

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