Afghan caught with foreigners’ credit cards | Ahmedabad News
Ahmedabad: The city’s cybercrime police on Tuesday filed a complaint against a 26-year-old man from Kabul in Afghanistan for alleged possession of foreign nationals’ credit and debit card details which he allegedly used for financial purposes, officers said.
According to FIR filed with the cybercrime police, the cops received information that Pasun Manlaia BCA student, had credit and debit card details.
Police tracked Manlai to his rented apartment in Godrej Garden City, Tragad, and found numerous people’s credit and debit card details on his mobile phone.
A cybercrime cop said Manlai and around 100 others had set up a Whatsapp group to buy and sell the details of these cards held by foreign nationals.
An officer said that Manlai used to get the data from a Telegram channel and forward it to WhatsApp group members. They made financial gain using details like card number, CVV and the expiration date, the officer said.
Manlai had come to the city about four years ago as part of a student exchange program. He was convicted under Section 66C (misuse of another person’s electronic signature, password or other unique identifier) of the Information Technology Act. Later, he was brought before a local court which granted him bail. With regard to the financial gains made by Manlaithe policeman said he didn’t know.