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Paytm claims 15 customers cheated it of Rs 6.15 lakh, CBI registers FIR

Digital wallet company PayTM claims 48 customers cheated it to the tune of over Rs 6.15 lakh. 


Paytm claims 15 customers cheated it of Rs 6.15 lakh, CBI registers FIR

New Delhi: Digital wallet company PayTM on Friday claimed that 15 customers had cheated it to the tune of over Rs 6.15 lakh following which the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a case against the customers.

CBI has registered FIR against 15 customers who are residents of Kalkaji, Govindpuri and Saket besides unknown officials of One97 Communications--parent company of Paytm.

The complaint from the Manager Legal, M Sivakumar, claimed that the company makes payment for defective products received by a customer and also arranges a reverse pickup of the damaged product which is sent to the merchant.

The process is done by a team of customer care executives who have been assigned specific IDs and passwords to handle such complaints from the customers and arrange refund and pickup.

It is alleged that the company found that in 48 cases customers had received refunds even though the delivery of orders was made successfully to them.

The process is done by a team of customer care executives who have been assigned specific IDs and passwords to handle such complaints from the customers and arrange refund and pickup.

It is alleged that the company found that in 15 cases customers had received refunds even though the delivery of orders was made successfully to them.

"As a matter of facts wherein delivery of orders were successful and satisfactory to the customer, refund should not happen. However, in all these 48 cases refund of order amount happened to the respective customers to the tune of Rs 6.15 lakh," the complaint, which is now part of the FIR, alleged.

It alleged that customers "illegally" appropriated money refunded in their bank accounts and wallets.

It claimed that the acts reflects "serious" fraudulent act and foul play with common intention to wrongfully gain along with such involved customers. 

PayTM along with Freecharge and MobiKwik are the top players in the sector.

With PTI Inputs

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