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Vijay Shekhar Sharma's ex secretary held for 20 crore blackmail

According to Times of India report ex personal secretary to Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma was among three people has been arrested in Noida on Monday for allegedly trying to extort Rs 20 crore from him.


Sonia Dhawan's Twitter bio reveals she had been promoted to head of communication at the e-wallet giant. "Hard work is glory, everything else is theory," she wrote.Paytm confirmed in a statement that the Noida Police have arrested three people, including a woman employee, reported news agency. "The employee along with two other accomplices attempted to extort money from Vijay Shekhar Sharma on the pretext of leaking his personal data. We are standing by our colleagues till the police enquiry reaches its meaningful conclusion," the company said.

According to NDTV, It is not known yet what data was stolen, but when she was Mr Sharma's secretary, Sonia Dhawan had access to his laptop, mobile phone and office computer. She allegedly passed on data to a fourth man, Rohit Chomal, who made the extortion call to Mr Sharma's brother Ajay Shekhar Sharma, who is a senior vice president in the company. "They threatened to cause the firm losses and dent its public image," said the police