Bhubaneswar, Nov 12: The Crime Branch has traced Bengaluru link behind the hacking of WhatsApp account of Odisha Computer Application Centre (OCAC) CEO.
A four-member team of the Crime Branch will soon travel to Bengaluru to probe into the case, informed Crime Branch ADG Sanjeeb Panda.
Notably, the WhatsApp account of OCAC CEO Manoj Kumar Pattnaik was hacked. The fraudster demanded money from his relatives by impersonating him.
Assuming the message to be genuine, five contacts had transferred Rs 7 lakh to the bank accounts shared by the fraudster.