Bengal: Confidential data theft; 1 arrested

The cyber cell of Bidhannagar city police today arrested a youth on charges of stealing and selling confidential details of the clients of an IT company to various cyber crime rackets, causing losses amounting to Rs 2.5 crore, police said.

Police arrested Arijit Debnath from Salt Lake Sector-V and seized a pen drive and a mobile phone which were used to steal and keep customer details of the IT company which he had duped.

The IT company was not named. Law enforcement also discovered that three other employees of the firm Debnath worked at were also involved in the scheme.

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