CBI has filed a complaint after Digital wallet Company Paytm claimed 15 users cheated it to the tune of Rs 6.15 lakh in over 2 years.
FIR has been registered against 15 customers who are residents of Delhi’s, Kalkaji, Govindpuri and Saket, under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Information Technology (IT) Act.
CBI hardly registers any complaint filed by Non-state companies. Usually, cases are resolved by central and state government or courts. However according to rules investigative agency can file cases under IT Act in the union territory, even against non-government entities.
Paytm alleged customers by saying it has witnessed in some cases from March 2014 to April 2016, in which refunds were made to the customers even though delivery of orders was also successfully. Though order was delivered successfully, refund should not be made.
Company also claimed that most of the customers had received delivery of orders at common or same addresses. Paytm is widely used by number of people and sudden change in financial system has amplified its usage across the country.