cyber fraud

Navi Mumbai: Cyber crimes shot up by whopping 200% in 2020

Navi Mumbai: Cyber crimes shot up by whopping 200% in 2020

There has been a sharp rise in online transactions after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic across the country. This has also resulted...Read More

Navi Mumbai: Lured by VIP mobile number, Panvel resident loses Rs 64,900

Navi Mumbai: Lured by VIP mobile number, Panvel resident loses Rs 64,900

A man claiming to be an employee of a telecom provider cheated a Panvel resident of Rs 64,990 by promising him to provide a VIP mobile nu...Read More

RBI cautions against unauthorized digital lending platforms; asks users to file complaint on Sachet portal

RBI cautions against unauthorized digital lending platforms; asks users to file complaint on Sachet portal

RBI on Friday has cautioned that legitimate public lending activities can be undertaken by Banks, Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs)...Read More

Madhya Pradesh: Police receive public complaints on financial and cyber fraud in Bhopal, promise appropriate action

Madhya Pradesh: Police receive public complaints on financial and cyber fraud in Bhopal, promise appropriate action

Penal action will be taken against offenders following complaints received under three categories.

Cyber fraudster dupes 32-year-old woman of ₹2 lakh

Cyber fraudster dupes 32-year-old woman of ₹2 lakh

Fraudster poses as job portal representative; offers victim employment in reputed firm

Film director Ramesh Sippy's daughter duped of Rs 95,000

Film director Ramesh Sippy's daughter duped of Rs 95,000

The incident took place on November 24, when Sheena Sippy received a call from a person who introduced himself as a representative of an ...Read More

Mumbai: 17-year-old CA aspirant hacks into system of coffee shop chain, transfers customers' credit across nation

Mumbai: 17-year-old CA aspirant hacks into system of coffee shop chain, transfers customers' credit across nation

A 17-year-old Chartered Accountant (CA) aspirant cheated a city-based coffee shop after he transferred the establishment's gift card mone...Read More

Online job frauds rise as people get laid off

Online job frauds rise as people get laid off

Cops ask aspirants to refrain from paying for services without due diligence

Indore: Girls main targets of cyber thugs

Indore: Girls main targets of cyber thugs

50% rise in number of cases from last year

Cyber Crime: Bhayandar resident loses Rs 2.24 lakh in online KYC fraud

Cyber Crime: Bhayandar resident loses Rs 2.24 lakh in online KYC fraud

As the country continues to be in combat mode against coronavirus, online fraudsters have refused to mend their ways and are striking at ...Read More

Cyber Fraud: Navy officer loses ₹1.56 lakh to KYC fraud

Cyber Fraud: Navy officer loses ₹1.56 lakh to KYC fraud

The accused sent a screen sharing link, getting access of the phone and siphoned ₹1.56 lakh in a series of six transactions within 30 min...Read More

Cyber Fraud: Desperate for job, 20-year-old girl ends up losing ₹8.6 lakh

Cyber Fraud: Desperate for job, 20-year-old girl ends up losing ₹8.6 lakh

The fraudster initially made her to pay Rs 4 lakh on various reasons while the remaining amount was swindled from her on the pretext of o...Read More

Cyber Fraud: Mobile shop owner duped of ₹46k

Cyber Fraud: Mobile shop owner duped of ₹46k

The unidentified accused duped the shopkeeper whose PayTM app was not functioning into using an online link.

Mumbai University's IDOL course exams postponed due to cyberattack on servers

Mumbai University's IDOL course exams postponed due to cyberattack on servers

A cyberattack on servers of the third year B.Com and BA final exams of the Institute of Distance and Open Learning at the University of M...Read More

Mumbai Crime Watch:  Cops nab Delhi man held for multiple cyber frauds

Mumbai Crime Watch: Cops nab Delhi man held for multiple cyber frauds

Cyber frauds are mostly not the handiwork of single person, they operate as a gang or syndicate where individual responsibilities are fixed

Cyber Fraud: Woman orders phone from FB, loses ₹1.24lakh

Cyber Fraud: Woman orders phone from FB, loses ₹1.24lakh

The victim was asked to pay the amount in a series of transactions for various reasons like custom charges amongst others.

Cyber fraud: Woman loses Rs 7.5 lakh to KYC bank fraud

Cyber fraud: Woman loses Rs 7.5 lakh to KYC bank fraud

During the phone conversation, Mishra correctly mentioned the woman's information like her full name, mother's name, account number and p...Read More

Cyber Fraud: Woman loses Rs 1.88L on the pretext of adding her as a nominee to kin’s account

Cyber Fraud: Woman loses Rs 1.88L on the pretext of adding her as a nominee to kin’s account

If you fall victim to cyber fraud, immediately alert the local police station or call the 24x7 Cyber Helpline -- 9820810007. Also, alert ...Read More

Cyber Fraud: Mumbai trader lured into escort services trap, duped of Rs 15 lakh

Cyber Fraud: Mumbai trader lured into escort services trap, duped of Rs 15 lakh

The trader received a call from some escort service who offered him a dating job and promised to pay Rs 25,000- 30,000 per day for dating...Read More

Cyber Fraud: Call to customer care over a failed transaction of ₹1,500 costs man ₹66k

Cyber Fraud: Call to customer care over a failed transaction of ₹1,500 costs man ₹66k

The complainant had transferred ₹1,500 to a friend but the transaction failed. He then searched for GooglePay's customer care number on a...Read More

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