Vijesh Vargheesh, who allegedly defrauded a bank of Rs 8 crore held in Karnataka

Vijesh Vargheesh, who allegedly defrauded a bank of Rs 8 crore held in Karnataka

Vijesh Vargheesh, a Canara bank employee, has been detained for several months connected with bank fraud. He illegally transferred eight crores to his personal and relatives accounts. After being accused in this case, he absconded and was arrested in Bengaluru.

He was missing from Pathanapuram along with his family, including two kids. After the internal bank audit that found Vijesh allegedly transferred vast amounts of money from non-operative accounts and matured fixed deposits. He was working as an account clerk with Canara bank in Pathanamthitta.

According to police, his wife and children were at the hotel, and he had already arranged for a separate car to pick them up and take them to PTA. Police had tracked him down after receiving a report from the bank.

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It is claimed that Vijesh has looted a total of Rs 8.13 crore from various accounts in Canara Bank over 14 months this year. When his colleagues were out of the office, Vijesh had spotted reading their e-mails and his branch manager’s computer on the bank security device. They informed the police that Vij worked long hours and on his days off.

The bank conducted an internal investigation and noticed that senior officials at the branch failed to detect the suspected fraud committed by Vijesh and five executives, including the assistant manager, for being negligent, resulting in both of them being placed on administrative leave. The police said Vijesh had embegged the bank accounts for the money.

As of late, as is the case with their investigation, the Pathanthutt police chief has not challenged Vijesh. She announced that Vikas had taken up residence in Bengaluru on the 29, with the additional name of Vikas Kumar.

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