KAVITA Kaushik, best known for playing the role of the Police Inspector, Chandramukhi Chautala in the comedy serial F.I.R. airing on SAB TV, has registered FIR in Bangur Nagar police station for cyber fraud. The cyber police station, BKC is also investigating the matter simultaneously.
The fraudsters did online shopping in London through her debit card.
The 33-year-old actor-who has won 51 awards for best acting-is a resident of Evershine Society, Malad (west). She uses the debit card of a nationalized bank. On September 10, 2014 she received multiple alert SMSs regarding the transactions in London. Before she could get her card blocked the fraudsters carried online transactions worth around Rs. 89,688.
On September 11, Kaushik registered FIR with Bangur Nagar police station, Goregaon under sections 420 (cheating) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 66-C (Punishment for identity theft) and 66-D (Punishment for cheating by personation by using computer resource) of Information Technology Act.
According to the police, the accused may have cloned her debit card during an international trip using skimmers at any retail outlet and later used the same for online transactions in London.
“She got intimation through SMS alert on her phone. She blocked her card in time,” said a police officer.
The police is taking assistance of the BKC cyber police station to get the details on the IP (Internet Protocol) address of the computer system used to the crime.
“I have registered FIR. Police is doing their job,” said Kaushik.