online fraud

‘Beware of online fraud under guise of loan offers’

You will then receive a message asking you to pay a processing fee as you are eligible for the loan.

published on : 21st October 2020

Doctor duped using card details, police recover Rs 51K

A government doctor who was duped in an online fraud received his money back within a few hours, thanks to the city police.

published on : 20th October 2020

Maharashtra teen kills self after getting cheated online to buy phone for studies

Rohit Rajendra Jambhule from Puyardand in Chimur tehsil jumped into the well and ended his life after paying Rs 10,000 online.

published on : 10th October 2020

Hi-tech cell begins probe into online fraud through fake Facebook accounts of top Kerala cops

According to the hi-tech cell, it could be handiwork of online fraudsters based in North India. The preliminary probe revealed that the fake profiles were recently created from Rajasthan and Odisha.

published on : 7th October 2020

Think twice before ‘falling’ in love online

Cops warn of increasing cases of fraud using private photos

published on : 11th September 2020

Man reveals OTP 14 times, gets conned

On August 13, he had received a call from an unidentified man impersonating as a customer care executive from a private bank.

published on : 9th September 2020

Madurai doctor swindled of Rs 2 crore after placing order for 5 lakh masks from Dutch firm

The doctor was also cheated of over Rs 90 lakh by a Kyrgyzstan-based company after placing a similar online order in May

published on : 1st August 2020

Extended lockdown sees spike in online fraud

Lack of technical knowledge to use e-commerce platforms and accepting anonymous friend requests on social media have led to people falling prey to cyber fraudsters

published on : 25th June 2020

In times of e-learning, fraudsters throw bait with fake shopping sites

Nine persons have lost their money to such fraud in the state, say Cyberdome officials

published on : 18th June 2020

Online fraudsters run loose in the name of COVID-19 relief

Earlier, SBI had also cautioned people against fake UPI IDs doing rounds in the guise of PM-CARES Fund.

published on : 13th April 2020

Online fraudsters make the most of lockdown

“The cyber fraudsters are using Ransomware, a type of malware, to hold hospitals and banks digitally hostage and are committing data theft,” the Hyderabad cyber crime police said.

published on : 12th April 2020

CERT-In alerts people about fake UPI IDs seeking donations towards PM-CARES Fund

The IDs have been created on UPI handle of Indian banks including PNB, HDFC Bank, SBI, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank, to mislead people.

published on : 3rd April 2020

Working from home during lockdown? Make sure you don't fall prey to cybercrime!

Cyber-criminals have been exploiting fears around the COVID-19 outbreak to conduct email scams, phishing and ransom ware attacks.

published on : 30th March 2020

Cops nab Nigerian, 2 others for cyber fraud in Prakasam

Accused took H 14 lakh from victim on pretext of building churches

published on : 26th February 2020

Fraudsters using malicious apps to target Kochi’s smartphone users

Those aged between 15 and 40 are more vulnerable to the app-based fraud and those aged above easily fall prey to frauds like OTP thefts, said the official.

published on : 14th February 2020
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