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Hyderabad Police Arrest 2 People For Duping Rs 1.22 Crores

The Hyderabad Cyber Crime arrested Shoma Purkayastha and Balayoko Lassian for duping Rs 1.22 crores, on the pretext of sending a gift parcel. "The accused person Bakayoko Lassina opened the fake account on social media and sent a friend request to the people randomly for friendship." He trapped the complainant and received Rs 1.22… read-more

Thu, 09 Feb 2023 - 10:13 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: duping, Hyderabad Police, arrested, IPC, fraudster

Courtesy: The Print

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Fraudsters Dupe SII Of Rs 1 Crore In Name Of CEO Adar Poonawalla

Fraudsters duped Covid-19 vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) of more than Rs 1 crore. As per police source, the fraudster sent a message in the name of SII CEO Adar Poonawalla, asking for a transfer of money. The fraud occurred between the afternoons of September 8-9, following which a complaint was registered with the Pune Police. Senior official Pratap Mankar registered a case and launched an investigation.

Sat, 10 Sep 2022 - 07:24 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: CEO Adar Poonawalla, SII, fraudster, pune police, Duped


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Haryana Police Busts Fraudster Gang Posing As NSG Commandos

In Haryana's Gurugram, three people were arrested for posing as commandos of the National Security Guard (NSG) to dupe many on the pretext of selling furniture. The City Police busted the gang and registered a case, after they received a complaint from Rambir, a resident of Dhana village.  The gang members were targeting people through direct calling instead of posting any online advertisement. A case has been registered.

Wed, 07 Sep 2022 - 11:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Haryana Police, Gurugram, fraudster, arrested, Gang Busted

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Woman Duped Of Rs 1 Lakh Through Phishing Link, Police Registers Case

In Mumbai, an air hostess registered an FIR with the Bhandup police, after being duped by cyber fraudsters of Rs 1 lakh. Notably, the victim shared some bank details on a phishing link, in order to claim her 'birthday gift' from an online shopping company. Although the voucher was displayed on her regular shopping, website, it was a phishing link. The police registered a case and launched an investigation.

Fri, 08 Jul 2022 - 01:33 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mumbai, Cyber Crime, fraudster, Phishing, Shopping Site

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Man Loses Rs 9.5 Lakhs In Online Banking Fraud: Maharastra

A Thane man became a victim of cyber fraud and lost Rs 9.53 lakh. The amount was allegedly withdrawn from the bank account by an unknown fraudster, who posed as a customer service executive and asked the victim to download an app. Furthermore he asked personal information. Reported with the Maharashtra police, an investigation after the victim's complaint is has been started. 

Mon, 31 Jan 2022 - 11:48 AM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: Fraud, bank account, victim, fraudster, Munbai Police


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Indian Fraudster Jailed In US; Sentenced To 2-Year Imprisonment

Telemarketing fraud scheme mastermind Manish Kumar has been sentenced to 24 months imprisonment in the US' federal prison. In 2020, Manish pleaded guilty on the grounds of perpetrating wire frauds and two counts of aggravated identity thief. Reportedly, Manish directed the call centres in India to mislead individuals into buying computer protection services. He fooled the individuals by making fake claims about the malware that affected the… read-more

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 - 04:34 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: indian, Fraud, fraudster, telemarketing fraud, United States, FBI

Courtesy: Hindustan Times