Vadodara, Dt. 30 June 2021, Wednesday
In Vadodara, on-line fraudsters are attempting new methods to switch cash. After a fraud of Rs 1.90 lakh on the pretext of elevating the bank card restrict yesterday, a case of fraud of Rs 9 lakh underneath the pretext of hiring a retired officer has been registered.
“On January 7, I received a name and was provided a job,” Balakrishna Prajapati, an officer who lives in Kamalaba Society behind Har’s Warsia Ring Street and retired from a personal firm, instructed police.
A caller named Manish talked about sending a hyperlink by sending Rs 25 and was requested to fill within the particulars on this hyperlink. Manish despatched the hyperlink however the hyperlink didn’t open. After some time, he received the small print of title, deal with, bank card, debit card and so forth. on the telephone. He then requested for an OTP quantity saying that Rs 25 wouldn’t be transferred.
Bhejabaj had downloaded an app referred to as Annie Desk from me and took the OTP quantity two to a few instances. Then the following day I came upon that Rs 9 lakh had been withdrawn from my account. The cyber cell has registered a case and launched an investigation into the incident.