After a brief lull, online fraud cases are on the rise in the city.
Were told their money would be doubled if they paid Rs 55,000 twice
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!
A private firm which supplies material to DRDL was duped by Nigerian fraudsters.
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
Basically, a vaccination report is health data.
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
It is evident from the link that it is not officially sent by the company. The link 'http://freegifts.758-985.cn' does not contain the company's name or its domain.
The CP who identified the fake Facebook account created under his name through cyber crime police.
Two months ago, a businessman in Kochi lost a big sum of Rs 2 lakh.
The accused cheated a city-based victim to the tune of Rs 20 lakh under the pretext of investment in online trading applications.
P J Joseph of Thiruvilwamala in Thrissur was duped by a gang after promising to sell an SUV for Rs 2.5 lakh.
Fraudster sent a copy of the cheque of Rs 35 lakh to Nita’s WhatsApp number
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.
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.