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City student hacks Anil Ambani’s tax account

City student hacks Anil Ambani’s tax account
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A 21-year-old chartered accountant student from Hyderabad has allegedly hacked the e-filing of Income Tax returns account of Anil Ambani, Chairman of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), to know his income and tax amount paid over a period of time, police said on Friday.

Hyderabad: A 21-year-old chartered accountant student from Hyderabad has allegedly hacked the e-filing of Income Tax returns account of Anil Ambani, Chairman of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), to know his income and tax amount paid over a period of time, police said on Friday.
The student doing her articleship at Manoj Daga and Company, Hyderabad, was booked under sections of Information Technology Act on September 7, after a preliminary investigation. The girl hacked the 54-year-old industrialist’s e-filing of Income-Tax returns account to check his income and tax amount over a period of time.
After hacking the account of the Chairman of ADAG, she accessed the details of his income, tax amount paid, PAN card number and ccounteven changed twice the password of his e-account on the Income Tax website, an official involved in the probe said.
According to police, a chartered accountant firm in Mumbai, which files Ambani's individual tax details, was intimated through an email from Income Tax Department on June 26 and again on July 12 respectively that the password had been changed. As suspicion grew and reached a crescendo, the ADAG group representative complained to Joint Police Commissioner (Crime) Himanshu Roy, who directed cyber cell inspector Mukund Pawar to probe the case.
A case was registered on September 7 and probe revealed that the account was hacked from Manoj Daga and Company's, Hyderabad, following which a team rushed to Hyderabad and on questioning the girl she confessed to the guilt, police said.
Cyber Cell police inspector Mukund Pawar said that they have all the technical and physical evidence against the accused and said that she would face the arrest soon. The server has been seized. The offence was bailable and she would be arrested soon, another police official said.
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