fraud

Phishers tempt public with instant loan offers

After fake loan apps, cyber fraudsters have now switched to phishing by circulating SMS in the name of a Wayanad-based cooperative bank promising instant loans.

published on : 10th August 2022

Andhra Pradesh: Loan recovery fraud surfaces in Prakasam SC Corporation, staffer suspended

On the directives of the higher officials, it has issued loan recovery notices to all the defaulters as well as to their guarantors.

published on : 8th August 2022

Agent kills self after firm lands in fraud case

“I apologise to everyone who trusted me and invested their money in the firm. And I hope that my end will bring their money back,” it read.

published on : 8th August 2022

Fraudsters create fake account of collector in Kerala

Kozhikode District Collector Narasimhugari T L Reddy is the latest bureaucrat whose fake account was made to swindle money.

published on : 8th August 2022

Nellore man accused of cheating 30 women arrested in Vijayawada

Krishna Lanka police registered a case against Krishna Reddy under sections 420 and 380 of the IPC, and formed a special team to nab the accused.

published on : 5th August 2022

Yes Bank-DHFL case: ED attaches Rs 415 cr worth assets of builders Avinash Bhosale, Sanjay Chhabria

Sanjay Chhabria "connived" with Avinash Bhosale and "diverted" funds to the latter in his various beneficially owned companies, the ED claimed.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Conman posing as deputy registrar dupes students, alumni of Madurai Kamaraj University

Sources from MKU said there were a lot of complaints about retired deputy registrar Selvam, who retired three months ago.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Bhubaneshwar City engineer falls prey to cyber fraud

The DCP said the victim fell into a nude video calling trap after which the fraudsters started blackmailing him. Fearing humiliation, the engineer started paying money to the cybercriminals.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Congress demands CBI probe into Cooperative bank scam in Kerala

Pointing out that there is some lapse in the present deposit guarantee scheme in the cooperative banks, Congress demanded that the CM provide guarantee to the whole amount deposited by people.

published on : 30th July 2022

Cooperative bank employees held for embezzling Rs 1.24 crore in Punjab

The accused manager was deputed in the clearance and draft amount transfer of inward checks from various banks and reconciliation of the current account of the state Cooperative Bank.

published on : 29th July 2022

Seven imposters including one woman posing as CID officers held in Bihar  

Before making businessmen their targets, the cons gathered information from local people about them. They extorted money primarily from traders who were not fair with their customers.

published on : 29th July 2022

Facebook fraudsters lure retired banker with 'herbal Viagra', dupe him of Rs 42 lakh

Fraudsters lured him by encouraging him to become a distributor for a non-existent herbal product that rhymes with Viagra.  

published on : 27th July 2022

Myanmar court rules Suu Kyi bribery trial can continue

A legal official who is familiar with Suu Kyi's cases said she was formally indicted on Monday on two corruption counts on charges of allegedly receiving USD 550,000 in bribes in 2019 and 2020.

published on : 26th July 2022

BCCI aims to cut costs by 80 percent with experiment on age detection software

The BCCI, which has a zero tolerance policy towards age fraud, currently uses the TW3 method based on X-ray of left hand and wrist for age determination.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Over 10,000 followers on social media? Celebrate, but be on guard against foreign hackers

The threat of foreign hackers came to light when a few social media influencers filed complaints that their accounts in Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and other platforms had been compromised.

published on : 21st July 2022

Telangana reports 1,000% jump in cyber fraud cases, Rajya Sabha told

Cases registered under cyber fraud include credit and debit card fraud, ATM fraud, online banking fraud, OTP fraud and also frauds involving communication devices as a medium.

published on : 21st July 2022

Cybercriminals siphon off Rs 99K from actor-chef Aditya Bal

The fraudsters had sent a link to make the transfer. After Bal made the initial transfer, the accused withdrew Rs 99,000 from his account.

published on : 20th July 2022

Gujarat's leading textbooks printer loses Rs 26 crore in cyber fraud

Gala's managing director in a phased manner transferred Rs 26.78 crore into the accounts of the fraudster, who later vanished and stopped taking the calls of Gala's MD, said sources.

published on : 20th July 2022

Odisha lost Rs 122.48 crore to cyber frauds in four years: Government

Behera informed that 1,034 persons were also arrested between 2018 and April, 2022 for harassing people on social media.

published on : 19th July 2022

Crypto fraudsters dupe thousands in Kerala with a website

A team led by Inspector of Police Renjith R booked Vinod on the direction of Perumbavoor ASP Anuj Paliwal and launched a detailed probe into the fraud, the second in state after the 'Morris Coin' scam

published on : 18th July 2022
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