A regular paan store owner in Jharkhand’s Giridih district was perplexed beyond all limits to find that his bank account had more than Rs 9.99 crore, a phenomenon that researchers say seems to be the handiwork of unscrupulous individuals desperate to salvage their huge black cash.
When Pappu Kumar Tiwary, an unassuming young man running a paan shop at Gandey in Jharkhand’s northern Giridih district, visited an ATM to get Rs 1,000, he got a hard impact to locate his account with State Bank of India (SBI) blocked by the bank authorities and hence unable to produce him any money at all through an ATM.
But there was a harder shock for him when he visited with a nearby SBI division to ask why he cannot draw Rs 1,000 from his account. “ I 'd Rs 4,580 in my account and desired to withdraw Rs 1,000.
But once I spoke with SBI officials, I was too shocked to discover that I'd become unbelievably loaded without having the slightest knowledge about it,” said Tiwary, in his early thirties.
“The bank officials were not amenable to believe that I was an ordinary guy doing the difficult labour of running a paan shop to 10 PM every day and asked me too many questions,” said a bemused Tiwary. He was alarmed when the bank officials called the authorities. It was after some more interrogation that they told him Hyderabad had been by had blocked his account. Of that his bank account had Rs 9,99,95,498 and that the unit crime cyber
“I and everyone within my family were stressed to locate money as high as Rs 10 crore in my account. That night we could not sleep. I tend not to wish to be wealthy without having worked as difficult as necessary,” he included.
“The cyber crime division in Hyderabad noted the tremendous sum and the transactions deposited in this account. The computer system mechanically blocked this account. The issue will be investigated,” said a senior SBI official, Sanjay Ghose.