Coimbatore: Police on Friday arrested a 33-year-old man for duping elderly people by offering to help them withdraw money from ATMs.
The Ramanathapuram police have identified him as Mohd Thambi alias Mahi of Adirampattinam in Thanjavur district.
“Mohammed was the assistant cinematographer of four Tamil films and a few short films. He swindled Rs 16,000 from the account of 54-year-old B Vasanthi of Sripati Nagar in Ramanathapuram. Vasanthi had visited the ATM center of a nationalized bank on Nanjundapuram Road on August 11. Mohamed offered to help him withdraw the cash from the machine. After giving him the money, he noted down the PIN number and returned a similar looking card. He later used the woman’s card to withdraw Rs 16,000,” said a police officer.
A similar case is going on against Mohammad in Kuniyamuthur police station area. news network