- two bank employees reached jail
- The account of the customers was tampered with
Two bank employees were sentenced to jail for cheating customers. Britain’s Gerald Francis Sarpong and Mohammad Mehboob Uddin misappropriated Rs 9 crore from customers. They had grabbed crores of rupees by taking the details of the customer’s account. Both have been jailed in this fraud case. Let’s know the whole matter…
According to ‘Mirror UK’, Gerald and Mohamed were caught in a fraud of 900,000 pounds (Rs 8.99 million) after a search of the desk at the bank. He did this fraud in 2018. Gerald was arrested in July of the same year. The digital devices were found by officers during a search of his desk in Birmingham. He had sent the customer’s account details to Mohammad from his mobile.
The police then arrested Mohammed from his home in Bethnal Green, London on July 17, 2018, after obtaining a search warrant and confiscating his digital devices and documents. This fraud was caught by the bank itself.
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The investigation was later handed over to the DCPCU department, which investigates the criminals responsible for frauds in the banking and finance department. After a lengthy investigation, on 5 November 2021, Gerald was sentenced to five years and Mohamed was sentenced to six years. Along with this, the court also ordered to return the money for the loss caused to the customers.
Police say that the two used mobile phones to send each other the customer’s account details. They thought they could avoid fraudulent activity in the workplace, because there employees are trusted.
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