If you want to avoid cyber fraud, then you have to be wise from today itself. Because recently another fraud has been done after which Rs 22,396 has been looted from a person.
New Delhi. Cyber fraud has increased so much that one gets to hear about them almost every other day. Recently another such case has come to the fore. In a recent news, a woman lost Rs 5 lakh from her bank while applying for a job through social media. Meanwhile, a man lost Rs 44,782 to a WhatsApp scam when he was trying to order an item online. A man lost Rs 1 lakh in an online fraud while renewing his Netflix subscription. Bank and OTP frauds are the most common. A 29-year-old man lost more than $22,000 to online fraud.
According to a report in Indian Express, a Mumbai-based man lost Rs 22,396 to the fraud. Ramsingh Rajput, a resident of Kalbadevi and a sales manager at a garment store, was trying to increase the limit on his Kotak Mahindra credit card. While doing this, he got caught in the trick and entered the OTP on an unverified link.
On January 15, a woman identifying herself as Priyanka Dharma spoke to the man and asked him to increase her credit card limit. When the man said yes to increase the credit card limit, the fraudster sent him a link and asked him to enter OTP in it. On doing so, the woman transferred Rs 22,396 from his bank account.
In the recent report of the Reserve Bank of India, it has been told that most of the banking frauds are seen. In the time of 6 months which ends on September 2022, there were 2231 fraud cases in which fraud of Rs 87 crore took place. According to the details shared by RBI, compared to 2021, the average number of cyber fraud cases has decreased slightly.
Users are repeatedly suggested not to share your bank’s OTP with anyone. In most cases, people are tricked into sharing the OTP or clicking on a link. it causes great harm to the people
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