Instagram becomes new platform for cyber fraud
Posted On : Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 11:23 AM
After instances of women being cheated by Facebook ‘friends’, online frauds seem to be targeting women Instagram account holders. Recently, a 46-year-old woman lost Rs 10.9 lakh, and in another case, a 27-year-old woman lost Rs 40,000 and other documents to online frauds. After making women believe that their gifts are being sent through courier, they pose as custom officials, seizing the gifts and take additional money via online transfer for ‘releasing’ the same.