Online Fraud

Online fraud prevention in our hands

After a brief lull, online fraud cases are on the rise in the city.

published on : 29th July 2021

Three youngsters lose Rs 1.50 lakh to online fraud

Were told their money would be doubled if they paid Rs 55,000 twice

published on : 28th July 2021

In bid to recover Rs 8 lakh, man loses Rs 24.5 lakh more in Kochi

The truth is often bizarre. Here is the proof. A Muvattupuzha native’s attempt to retrieve the money he lost to online fraud ended up costing him Rs 32.5 lakh in total!

published on : 26th July 2021

Online fraud: Nigerians dupe private firm MD of Rs 53 lakh

A private firm which supplies material to DRDL was duped by Nigerian fraudsters.

published on : 26th June 2021

Stay away from apps promising lucrative returns: Cops

I first invested Rs 5K and got Rs 2K in a week. Later, I invested rest of my salary and it’s been 3 months I haven’t received a penny, says a victim

published on : 16th June 2021

Sir, your mobile no? Sorry, can’t give

Basically, a vaccination report is health data.

published on : 10th June 2021

Beware before answering calls 

Fraudsters make direct video calls to different kinds of people and later manipulate the videos to threaten and extract money from them. Police say cases have gone up during lockdown

published on : 3rd June 2021

Beware! Here's why you can't win free Toyota car by clicking on '80th anniversary gift' link

It is evident from the link that it is not officially sent by the company. The link '' does not contain the company's name or its domain.

published on : 19th May 2021

Fake Facebook profile of Ramagundam Commissioner asks citizens for money

The CP who identified the fake Facebook account created under his name through cyber crime police.

published on : 25th April 2021

Cyber gamble

Two months ago, a businessman in Kochi lost a big sum of Rs 2 lakh.

published on : 21st April 2021

Hyderabad cops bust online trading fraud, 3 scammers held from Bengaluru

The accused cheated a city-based victim to the tune of Rs 20 lakh under the pretext of investment in online trading applications.

published on : 10th April 2021

Too good to be true

P J Joseph of Thiruvilwamala in Thrissur was duped by a gang after promising to sell an SUV  for Rs 2.5 lakh.

published on : 24th March 2021

Daily wager loses life savings of Rs 1.69L in KBC lottery fraud  

Fraudster sent a copy of the cheque of Rs 35 lakh to Nita’s WhatsApp number

published on : 3rd March 2021

Online fraud: Cyber cops recover lost money

The Cyber Crime Wing of the city police has managed to retrieve money lost by two people through online phishing calls, in the last few days.

published on : 27th February 2021

Cuttack doctor loses Rs 77 lakh to online fraud over SIM card activation

In the FIR, Dr Sanatan Mohanty stated that he received a call on February 9 wherein the caller told him that his BSNL SIM card would become inactive soon.

published on : 18th February 2021
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