March 10, 2019
Coimbatore : Police are on the look out for a man, who reportedly accessed the ATM of another person and withdrew Rs.42,000 near Mettupalayam, some 40 Kms from here.
The person, Thangamani, who had received a new ATM card, failed to activate it at a Nationalised Bank, sought the help of another person yesterday.
After activating the card the man handed over it to Thangamani, who received a message from the bank stating that Rs.42,000 debited to his account– Rs.20,000 cash and Rs.22,000 worth gold ornaments from a shop, police said.
He immediately lodged a complaint with police, who are monitoring the CCTV footage inside the ATM to trace the cheat, they said.