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Fraud alert: ICICI bank customers lose money to EMV chip card skimming

Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 4:58 PM

Fraud alert: ICICI bank customers lose money to EMV chip card skimming

Fraud alert: ICICI bank customers lose money to EMV chip card skimming Card skimming is one of th ...

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Beware! Fraudsters can steal money from your card without any OTP or PIN

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 5:46 PM

Beware! Fraudsters can steal money from your card without any OTP or PIN

Beware! Fraudsters can steal money from your card without any OTP or PIN The number of people usi ...

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Scams to watch out for during the New Year

Monday, December 30, 2019, 4:59 PM

Scams to watch out for during the New Year

The Year 2019 is soon going to end and we are all excited on welcoming the New Year 2020 with a Big Bang. You will definitely have plans for the New Y ...

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2 foreign nationals held for cloning credit cards

Friday, December 20, 2019, 7:15 PM

2 foreign nationals held for cloning credit cards

Two Nigerian nationals, including a former priest have been arrested for allegedly cloning debit and credit cards, the police said. The accused have been identified as Oluwatoyin and Nosa Tony Lawani. During interrogation, the police said, it was revealed that a Bulgarian national namely Eris used to steal the debit and credit cards data by placing skimmer devices and hidden cameras in ATMs and after decoding the ATM card numbers, he would send this data to Oluwatoyin to paste it on empty cards. Nosa used to assist Oluwatoyin in pasting this data on the cards available with him with the help of a magnetic strip reader and writer machine. Thereafter, they used to withdraw money with these cloned cards.

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Over 70 Customers of UBI’s Juhu Branch Lose Rs 20 Lakh in Six Hours

Friday, December 13, 2019, 10:43 AM

Over 70 Customers of UBI’s Juhu Branch Lose Rs 20 Lakh in Six Hours

In another incident of bank fraud, several customers of Union Bank of India (UBI) in Mumbai found out that their debits cards were cloned and transactions to the tune of almost Rs 20 lakhs were made by fraudsters. According to a report by TOI, more than 70 customers of UBI’s Juhu Tara Road branch claimed that fraudsters had siphoned nearly Rs 20 lakh in less than six hours from their bank accounts. The report states that the withdrawals were done from ATMs of different banks between December 8 midnight and 6.30 am on December 9. As soon as the incident was reported, police were alerted following which the bank has been asked to provide the details of the cash withdrawal to track the ATMs and get CCTV footage.

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12 lakh withdrawn in major ATM fraud in Kolkata

Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 10:14 AM

12 lakh withdrawn in major ATM fraud in Kolkata

A case of major ATM fraud has surfaced in Kolkata with about 57 complaints registered in two police station areas where 12 lakh has been taken out from different bank accounts of the complainant over the past two days. Over the past two days people have been flocking to the two police stations alleging that thousands of rupees are being withdrawn from their accounts. Police said the fraudulent withdrawals were from Delhi and a team of the Kolkata police has started its work. The police suggested that the withdrawals could be linked to a gang of “Romanian or Turkish” nationals who were involved in frauds last year using skimmer devices at certain ATMs here and were arrested.

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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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E-Wallet Skimming: Most dangerous cyber fraud

Monday, July 29, 2019, 6:35 PM

E-Wallet Skimming: Most dangerous cyber fraud

E-Wallet Skimming: Most dangerous cyber fraud You must have heard of card skimming. Now, there is a new kind of fraud called E-wallet skimming. E-w ...

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