SIM swapping a menace: Gauhati High Court after Airtel customer loses over 8 lakh to bank fraud

The Court asked the Central government whether Airtel had violated the instructions on issuance of duplicate SIM cards.
Bharti Airtel
Bharti Airtel

The Gauhati High Court recently remarked that the SIM swap scam, under which fraudsters manage to get a duplicate SIM of a customer’s number, was turning out to be a menace and resulting in various bank frauds [Paresh Chandra Deka vs The State Of Assam And Ors].

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