Fake I-T email defrauds man of Rs 28,375

A man who thought he had filled his income tax form, as requested through an e-mail, hardly suspected he would be defrauded of his money in his bank account.

He realized only on Monday that 28,375 had been withdrawn by an unknown person from his bank account.

V Mariappa, a native of Kerala residing in Ponda, has lodged a complaint with Ponda police on the same.

The email which was purportedly from the I-T department, had requested him to fill the form and submit.

A complaint has been registered under IPC Section 420 and 66 (a,c,d) of the Information Technology Act, 2008. [TOI]