Earlier last year, NPCI launched UPI 2.0 with features such as overdraft facility to let customers link their OD accounts to the UPI payments system.
Cyber cell experts that this fraud has taken place using the SIM swapping trick.
UPI 2.0 pushes forward digitisation agenda of the country, brings banking ecosystem on single platform
With the launch of UPI, India became one of the only 18 countries worldwide to have a real-time P2P payment system (across different banks) way ahead of the USA and some of the other developed countries
UPI payments transactions up 32% month-on-month in August, cross 300-million mark worth Rs 54,212.26 crore
The number of transactions via UPI grew 32 percent to 312.02 million over the previous month amounting to Rs 54,212.26 crore, according to NPCI website.