Cyber Crime

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Mumbai Resident Duped Of Rs 1 Lakh In Cyber Crime

In a cyber fraud, a 35-year-old fashion designer seeking an appointment for her tailor in a hospital lost Rs 1 lakh. The crime unfolded after she filled in details of a link that a fraudulent sent her after getting the cyber crook’s number on the internet. The amount was lost in 20 transactions within 19 minutes. Besides victim, a friend of  the victim friend was also duped.

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 - 09:06 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Cyber Fraud, indian, Duped, mumbai news, Crime

Cyber Scam

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Part Time Job Offer Fraud, Mumbai Man Loses Rs 32.85 Lakhs

A 29-year-old resident of Ambernath got trapped in a cyber fraud and lost Rs 32.85 lakh within 12 days. The complainant had surfed the internet for part-time opportunities, where the victim was promised Rs 3,000-6,000 every day. The victim received a freelance job offer on WhatsApp, saying he was discovered on a recruitment platform. Initially, the victim received money and continued investing, losing lakhs. Investigation into the matter is… read-more

Thu, 20 Apr 2023 - 09:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: whatsapp message, Cyber Fraud, Crime, Mumbai man, FIR

Cyber Squad

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Cyber Fraudster Dupes Pune Based Startup Of Rs 50 Lakh

In an incident of cyber fraud, a Pune-based startup company, Fintech, was duped of Rs 50 lakhs, by a fraudster organisation. Sources confirmed that the fraudster used the PAN-Card details of 95 celebrities including Madhuri Dixit, Abhishek Bachchan, and MS Dhoni. The modus operandi was to obtain PAN card details from their GST Identification Numbers available online, replaced the photo and got a credit card, duping the company.

Sat, 04 Mar 2023 - 09:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Cyber Fraud, Pune-based company, celebrities, Technology, Crime

Cyber Fraud

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Cyber Scam: Fraudsters Gets Credit Card On Name Of Celebrities

A bizarre case of cyber fraud was reported in Maharashtra, where a group of fraudsters allegedly procured PAN details of several Bollywood actors and cricketers and got credit cards issued in their names. The card was received from Pune-based fintech startup 'One Card'. The accused used details of Abhishek Bachchan, Shilpa Shetty, Madhuri Dixit, Emraan Hashmi and MS Dhoni to get credit card, confirmed Shahadra DCP Rohit Meena said.

Fri, 03 Mar 2023 - 12:04 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bollywood celebrities, bizzare story, Cyber Fraud, actors, MS DHONI

Courtesy: Zee News India


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1Kosmos Launches 'SIM Binding' Block-ID Platform To Control Cyber Frauds

To stop cyber fraud, startup company 1Kosmos announced the launch of "SIM binding capabilities" on its Block-ID digital platform. The new technology will help organisations to control retail online frauds in compliance with the RBI advisory, in India. Sidharth Gandhi, CEO of 1Kosmos said, "With this new capability 1Kosmos Block-ID can curb a significant number of such cases". As per NCRB data, in 2020, the cyber fraud increased to 3.7%.

Fri, 17 Dec 2021 - 08:46 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: 1Kosmos, Cyber Fraud, RBI, India, Digital Platform

Courtesy: The Economic Times