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PCMC's bogus FDR scam: Four of 18 blacklisted contractors absconding, 1500 works under scanner

February 09, 2021 6:24 pm

Ippar said the three were arrested after the banks confirmed that the bank guarantee papers were not issued by them. "Only after we had investigated and verified with the banks that the three contractors were arrested," he said.

There were so many shades to Harshad Mehta that I wanted the audience to notice: Pratik Gandhi

December 20, 2020 5:51 pm

Actor Pratik Gandhi on growing up with theatre and the series that changed his life

Pratik Gandhi's weight loss journey is inspiring; watch the throwback

December 07, 2020 3:01 pm

Scam 1992 actor Pratik Gandhi revealed how he managed to lose weight through home workouts. Take a look

Indian national pleads guilty to role in malware protection scam in US

December 04, 2020 11:42 am

In his guilty plea, the man admitted that he had 325 callers routed to call centres in India where call centre operators falsely reasserted to victims that malware had been detected on their computers, and offered the victims purported computer protection services in exchange for payment.

Lori Loughlin apologizes for college scam as actress, husband get prison sentences

August 22, 2020 11:27 am

US District Judge Nathaniel Gorton ordered Loughlin and Giannulli to pay respective fines of $150,000 and $250,000 and complete 100 and 250 hours of community service.

Fraudsters tricking people with Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams look alikes

May 13, 2020 6:14 pm

Cybercriminals are simply exploiting the increasing popularity of video conferencing platforms to set up malicious domains related to Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet.

EMI moratorium scam: Fraudsters trick people in the name of postponing EMI, loan payments

May 05, 2020 1:10 pm

Banks like SBI, Axis, ICICI and others are warning their customers to protect themselves against the EMI moratorium frauds.

Beware of growing COVID-19 scams: 5 tips to spot online scams and stay safe

May 04, 2020 12:18 pm

Google has shared some tips to help users stay safe against the increasing COVID-19 scams while at home.

India among top 10 sextortion email source countries: What is it, what happens to ransom money?

April 28, 2020 3:37 pm

Sextortion is a widely used form of spam attack where cybercriminals extort money by claiming to have receiver’s compromising pictures or evidence of their sexual activity.

Fraud alert: Fake Netflix, Disney+ websites stealing user information, credit card details

April 21, 2020 11:57 am

As users rely on video streaming sites during the COVID-19 lockdown, cybercriminals set up fake Netflix, Disney+ sites to attack unsuspecting users.

SCAM VIDEOS

'Freedom 251' is a huge scam: Kirit Somaiya

February 19, 2016 5:54 am

Mumbai, Feb 19 (ANI): Only after 24 hours of the launch of the world's 'cheapest' phone, Freedom 251, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Kirit Somaiya on Friday said there is a huge scam involved in 'Freedom 251'. Somaiya added that he went through all the papers of the company and 'Freedom 251' doesn't have a licence. He further said the Centre has asked the UP Government to check the bonafide papers of the promoter and investors.