IT employee arrested for theft, fraudulent cash withdrawal

, 9:56 AM IST

Hyderabad: A software firm’s employee has been arrested from Madhapur area here on charges of stealing debit and credit cards and mobile phones of software professionals and withdrawing money from ATMs using them.

Twinkle Arora, a native of Faridabad, who worked with an IT firm himself, used to target software employees living in hostels and steal their wallets and phones.

He would then call the customer care service of banks concerned to obtain the passwords by giving the details found on phone and in the wallet, Inspector Shashank Reddy said.

“He was arrested yesterday in connection with two cases where he had withdrawn around Rs 1.22 lakh from ATMs,” the police officer said.

Further probe is on.