A 22 year old aspiring model has been arrested by Delhi Police for duping as many as 6 people out of their money at different ATMs in Delhi. Her driver cum assistant Shakil Malik in this operation has also been arrested. The duo used to target elderly or non-savvy people at out-of-order ATMs. The girl would take their card and pin number in the pretext of helping them and then swap their card with one of her own cards.
The case came to light when a lady called the police about the whereabouts of the criminals. The lady was conned by them on 15th July at a PNB ATM where they conned her to help themselves with 25,000 INR. The lady spotted spotted the girl and the man on 7th August and immediately informed police.
The girl confessed that she had learn this technique from Google. Apparently she was in need of 2.5 lakh INR to create a modelling portfolio. She had approached a famous photographer who asked that much for the portfolio to be made. Unable to raise the money, she decided to con people at ATMs with the help from Shakil Malik. They used share the loot amongst themselves after each successful con.