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Worried about ATM fraud? Soon, you will be able to withdraw cash using UPI

Friday, September 13, 2019, 7:01 PM

Worried about ATM fraud? Soon, you will be able to withdraw cash using UPI

Worried about ATM fraud? Soon, you will be able to withdraw cash using UPI ATM frauds in India ar ...

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Victim of card fraud? Things you must do immediately

Friday, September 13, 2019, 6:57 PM

Victim of card fraud? Things you must do immediately

Debit and credit card usage is rising in India. These cards are accepted at almost all places. You c ...

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How to avoid debit card frauds in India?

Thursday, September 12, 2019, 7:23 PM

How to avoid debit card frauds in India?

When you open a bank account, you will be given a debit card.  Debit cards are really helpful and can be used for various purposes. With the help ...

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Woman loses Rs 69K to card fraud even without revealing OTP, PIN

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 6:50 PM

Woman loses Rs 69K to card fraud even without revealing OTP, PIN

A celebrity make-up artist from Mumbai recently lost Rs 69,000 to debit card fraud; even without sharing the one-time password (OTP) or PIN. She had registered a first information report (FIR) on August 5th. According to the police, it could be a case of card cloning or a data leak. She got to know that she had lost money; only after she received four messages on her mobile phone, saying a total of Rs 69,000 was transferred from the bank account. She immediately called her bank’s customer care number and asked them to block the card; to stop any further misuse. A couple of years ago, she had lost Rs 2,000 to a similar fraud; but had managed to get the money back.

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Rs 2.5 Lakh gone in 120 seconds to card fraud

Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 6:13 PM

Rs 2.5 Lakh gone in 120 seconds to card fraud

A 51-year-old man from Maharashtra became a victim to credit card fraud. He lost Rs 2,50,000 to fraudsters. According to the complaint, he received five messages from the bank; stating Rs 2.5 Lakh had been deducted from his credit card account; via online transfer, using the digital wallet system. A total of 5 transactions of Rs 50,000 each; were carried out within a time frame of just two minutes. When the victim received the messages, he was on the way home from the workplace. The shocking thing is, his credit card was very much with him. An FIR has been lodged under Section 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code and Section 66D of the Information Act.

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Woman loses her first salary to ATM fraud

Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 5:09 PM

Woman loses her first salary to ATM fraud

A female employee of the AYUSH Department had visited the Sector 20 branch of the HDFC bank at Panchkula (Haryana) to open a bank account. She was asked to contact a bank agent named Vishwas at Sector 15. After she contacted Vishwas, he visited her office and asked her to fill the account opening form. After she filled the account opening form Vishwas handed over the kit, which contained passbook and an ATM card. After some days Vishwas called her up and asked if the salary was credited to her bank account. To which she replayed positively. She received a message same evening saying that Rs 21,000 was withdrawn from her account through the ATM. Surprisingly, the ATM card was actually in the possession of the victim itself.

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A Cunning Scam By Fraudsters

Friday, May 18, 2018, 7:49 PM

A Cunning Scam By Fraudsters

You must have heard of card fraud and how it has become very common these days. Fraudsters use many techniques to steal your card details. One of the ...

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What Is SIM Swap Fraud?

Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 7:42 PM

What Is SIM Swap Fraud?

Under SIM Swap fraud, the fraudster will first collect your personal banking information through Smishing, Phishing, Vishing or any other means. Under ...

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