Bhubaneswar: The Financial Offences Wing (EOW) of the Crime Department on Wednesday arrested two cyber criminals on the costs of siphoning of Rs 5 crore by hacking the Public Monetary Administration System (PFMS) of Nationwide Well being Mission.
The 2 accused had generated an E-cheque amounting to Rs.5,01,50,000 by unauthorisedly hacking into the portal of NHM system, mentioned EOW
The accused, recognized as Rajkishore Nayak of Bhawanipatna and Ananta Charan Pradhan of Pipili, have been booked underneath Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 420,467,468,471,120(B) and part 66 (C) & Part (D) of IT Act, 2008. Each the accused have been nabbed based mostly on the grievance filed by the Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO), Sonepur district.
In his grievance, the CDMO had alleged that an quantity of Rs.5,01,50,000 was unauthorisedly diverted from the account of Zilla Swasthya Samiti, Nationwide Well being Mission (ZSS, NHM), Subarnapur on April 7 by hacking into the Public Monetary Administration System (PFMS) of Nationwide Well being Mission.
Throughout investigation, it was ascertained that Rajkishore Nayak, who was working as Accountant on momentary foundation in NHM, Sonepur from 2016, had entered right into a felony conspiracy with the opposite accused to commit the fraud, police mentioned. Nayak subsequently was posted quickly as Accountant in Swami Vivekanand Nationwide Institute of Rehabilitation Coaching & Analysis (SVNIRTAR), Olatapur.
In March, Nayak allegedly entered right into a felony conspiracy with Ananta Charan Pradhan and others. Subsequently, the duo generated one E-cheque amounting to Rs.5,01,50,000 by unauthorisedly hacking into the portal of NHM system i.e. PFMS, EOW mentioned in a launch.
The accused later ready duplicate seal of ADMO and CDMO, Sonepur, used it on the E-cheque to encash the quantity.
“The cash was diverted to the account of M/s NATURALS. Throughout investigation the cell handset used for manufacturing of E-cheque has been seized together with different incriminating articles. Out of the siphoned quantity of Rs.5 Crore (approx), an quantity of Rs.3.30 Crore (approx) has been frozen,” the assertion added.
Earlier, one Samir Kumar Pati, who was the worker of M/s NATURALS was arrested and produced earlier than SDJM, Sonepur on Could 5, 2021.