Secretary of Paytm Founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma is Arrested in Blackmailing: Some Employees of Online Wallet Company Paytm stole the data of the company’s founder & CEO, Vijay Shekhar Sharma. Instead of leaking the data, the demand for Rs 10 crore has been sought. When the case was reached to the police, 3 people, including the CEO’s secretary, were arrested. It was told that Shekhar’s secretary Sonia Dhawan stole data and sent it to Kolkata, from which the demand for money started.
Sonia Dhawan has been working with the company for 10 years. These important Employees of the company gave further details to Kolkata’s Rohit after stealing important data. Later, Rohit demanded 10 million rupees for not leaking data given to Vijay Shekhar. To transfer money to a bank account, Rohit also provided Vijay Bank Transfer Number and IFC Code.
Secretary of Paytm Founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma is Arrested in Blackmailing
Rohit, who demanded money for the data, called the number from Thailand first and then after convincing Vijay Shaker to call WhatsApp. Vijay recorded the conversation on the phone and handed the whole evidence to the police. After receiving the complaint, the police arrested two employees and one property dealer who was working in Paytm.
SSP Ajay Pal Sharma said that the complaint was given by police on behalf of Ajay Shekhar Sharma, brother of Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar that some employees of the company have stolen data and they are demanding money for not making them public. After this investigation, three people have been arrested in this case. They are in police remand and will be questioned for this.
They are Blackmailing Since Last Two Months
Vijay Shekhar’s brother Ajay Shekhar Sharma wrote in a complaint to the police that Sonia Dhawan and Devendra Kumar work in his company. Sonia’s husband’s name is Rupak Jain. He works in property dealing in Noida. Sonia Dhawan used to work as Vijay Shekhar’s private secretary in the company. Sonia, Rupak and Devendra Kumar conspired to steal all the important information from Vijay’s private computer. After stealing data, these people wanted someone who could withdraw money from them. For this, Rohit Chomal was searched in Kolkata. After that, Devendra went to Kolkata and gave data to Rohit. Secretary of Paytm Founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma is Arrested in Blackmailing
Rohit started demanding money
On September 10, 2018, after receiving the data, Rohit Chomal called Vijay Sekhar. Once calling and then they call WhatsApp Asked for the first 10 million rupees Rohit has also given the ICICI Bank account number to deposit this money in the bank. In the complaint given to the police, Ajay Shekhar said that on October 10, Rs. 67 was transferred and Rs. 2 lakh was transferred to the account on October 15. After the transfer of money, Rohit again started demanding Rs 10 crore. When Rohit again started making pressure to deposit money, Ajay Shekhar complained to the police after that.