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Online fraud


Pune: Con man dupes businessman of Rs 1.25 lakh in online fraud

May 13, 2022 8:32 am

The Pune-based businessman got a call from the con man in October 2021, asking him to create a 'trading account' for investing money through a website.

Did you receive a text message from yourself? You’re not alone

April 08, 2022 4:53 pm

“Scammers are always looking for the next big thing,” said Giulia Porter, a vice president at Teltech. “Spam texts are just increasing at a much more drastic rate than spam calls.”

Mumbai: Teacher duped of Rs 3.45 lakh online

March 10, 2022 7:50 am

As the teacher refused to pay more, the accused started blackmailing her. The police said he sent her morphed pictures that he had created using screenshots he had taken during their video calls.

Pimpri-Chinchwad: Senior citizen loses Rs 3 lakh in online fraud

February 18, 2022 2:53 am

An FIR in the case was registered at the Wakad police station under Pimpri-Chinchwad jurisdiction on Wednesday.

Online cheating case: Accused transferred ‘conned’ money back to his family in Nigeria

January 21, 2022 4:50 am

🔴 Odoeke Fransic spent all the money on purchasing items and transferred the money to his family in Nigeria

A new minefield: How conmen are cashing in on Delhi’s cryptocurrency craze

January 03, 2022 10:21 am

Scamsters based abroad, websites gone without a trace — conmen are cashing in on Delhi’s cryptocurrency craze

Delhi youth held for providing ‘bank account to Nigerians’

December 10, 2021 8:09 am

Police have identified the accused as Nimraj Rajan (27), a resident of Uttam Nagar in Delhi.

Online fraud: Pune man promised job at hotel in UK, duped of Rs 4L

November 26, 2021 7:19 am

🔴. The complainant transferred a total of Rs 4.19 lakh through multiple online transactions between February and June 2021, but never got the job, police said. So, he filed a complaint with the cops.

UT: Online fraudsters cheat man of Rs 20.12 lakh

October 17, 2021 9:38 am

The fraud took place between October 2020 and July 2021.

Mumbai: Online fraudsters pose as Army personnel, dupe cashew seller of Rs 40,000

July 30, 2021 9:19 am

The fraudsters sent a link to the seller and the money was debited from her account when she clicked it.