An Indian doctor who claims to have performed over 100,000 medical tests on credit cards in the country says the tests, which he says he conducted using an app, were not backed up by any bank.
Dr. Anjana Kumar was the first Indian doctor to be awarded the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize for his work, but he has since been forced to retract the claims, reported The Hindu newspaper.
The doctor, who is now in his mid-60s, is currently living in India.
He had initially told The New York Times that his work involved testing hundreds of credit cards to verify their authenticity, but he has since admitted that he used the app, Credit Karma, to do his work.
He claimed to have conducted tests on more than 500,000 cards, and had verified that each card was genuine.
But a senior official at the Indian Bankers Association, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said that there was no evidence of Dr. Kumar’s claim that he had performed credit card tests using Credit Karma.
“It is not possible to prove his claim that credit cards are backed up and tested by a bank because of the privacy settings of our bank accounts,” the official said.
However, the National Credit Rating Board of India (NCRBI) has told The Times that Dr. Dr. Anjana Kumar is correct that credit card testing is done using Credit, which is a credit card processor, and not Credit Karma.
NCBIs also told the Times in an email that Dr Dr Kumar did not disclose to the consumer that Credit was used to validate the identity of the credit card, which would have been the first and only step of the verification process.
On Twitter, Dr Kumar said that he did not think he was the only person who used Credit Karma to perform medical tests.
(I think it is very interesting to know that my card was not the only one which was used for credit card verification.
I also used Credit Kampa for my health tests.)
“When I did my test, I did not tell them that they were doing it.
I used a credit account for that purpose, but the card was also used to pay for the tests.
So, there is no way I could have verified that it was my card.
I had done some tests on my own computer. “
The information I provided on the app is completely false and incorrect.
I had done some tests on my own computer.
This app, credit Karma, is not the same as the credit cards,” Dr. Dr Kumar told The Times.
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