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Online fraud


Online fraudster dupes man of Rs 3 lakh: Pune Police

January 22, 2021 11:16 am

According to police, the fraudster pretended to be dealing with an emergency and demanded financial help from the complainant. The accused also shared a Canara Bank account number with the complainant.

Indian national pleads guilty in robocall scam case worth $8 million

January 16, 2021 2:29 pm

Shehzadkhan Pathan, 39, operated a call centre in Gujarat's Ahmedabad that placed automated robocalls to victims in the United States, as per court documents.

Bengaluru: Police arrests social media 'impersonators' for financial fraud, making fake Aadhar

October 23, 2020 10:20 am

The four, arrested from Rajasthan, allegedly impersonated public figures, government officers, police officials on social media to transfer funds from friends and followers.

Mumbai: Indian Navy sailor duped of Rs 1.97 lakh online, case lodged

September 19, 2020 11:25 am

When Harendra Kumar Subhash Prasad complained to the customer care official, he was further convinced into sharing five one-time passwords sent to his mobile phone, police said. Prasad ended up losing another 1.03 lakh

Woman trying to sell household items online duped of Rs 41,000

June 04, 2020 12:32 am

According to police, the complainant, while shifting her house, posted an advertisement with her cellphone number on a web portal for selling an old cupboard and a bed.

68-yr-old woman from Wakad ‘duped’ of Rs. 3.07 lakh

May 29, 2020 9:04 pm

According to police, online fraudsters had sent the woman a text message stating that KYC (Know Your Customer) details for her Paytm account should be updated. They asked her to download a ‘Quick Support’ application and submit information about herself, following which they transferred money from her account.

Tricity records rampant online fraud during lockdown

May 18, 2020 12:34 pm

So far, the cyber cell has registered eight FIRs, clubbing around 61 complaints.

Police recover Rs. 65 lakh stolen from Chakan firm by online fraudsters

April 25, 2020 8:45 pm

A police team confirmed that online fraudsters had committed the crime by sending false information through a fake email address resembling the email address of the Mumbai representatibe of a German firm which was trading with Pinnacle Equipments Private Limited in Chakan.

Cyber con dupes Milkha Singh's wife of Rs 99,000 on her credit card

March 13, 2020 10:48 pm

Police said the con took place after the accused obtained confidential details of her credit card, while Kaur was trying to register her pet dogs with Chandigarh Municipal Corporation and relied on a search engine to search for the contact number.

Noida: Fake call centre offering discounts, cashbacks busted

November 29, 2019 7:22 am

According to police, the accused had a mailing list to which they sent fake offers on products, including shoes, clothes and appliances.