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Online fraudster cheats Army personnel of Rs 12,000

Police said the complainant received a call on his cell phone on April 27 from a con man who claimed to be from the call centre of a private courier company.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
Updated: May 12, 2022 7:32:04 am
Pune news, Pune city news, Pune, Maharashtra, Maharashtra government, India news, Indian Express News Service, Express News Service, Express News, Indian Express India Newshe con man then asked the complainant to download a software app on his cell phone to ‘update his residential address on the website of the company’, so that he could be sent 'home delivery' of products.

A con man claiming to be the employee of a prominent private courier company cheated a 43-year-old Army personnel from Pune to the tune of Rs 12,000.

Police said the complainant received a call on his cell phone on April 27 from a con man who claimed to be from the call centre of a private courier company.

The con man then asked the complainant to download a software app on his cell phone to ‘update his residential address on the website of the company’, so that he could be sent ‘home delivery’ of products.

The con man then asked him to share his ‘remote ID’ and transferred Rs 12,198 from the Army official’s bank account.

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