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How Fraudsters target your mobile transactions?

Monday, November 11, 2019, 2:43 PM

How Fraudsters target your mobile transactions?

How Fraudsters target your mobile transactions? Many people love transferring money to friends and family through mobile via Unified Payment Interf ...

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OYO, Zomato and Other Unicorns Come Together To Fight Online Fraud

Thursday, October 3, 2019, 11:15 AM

OYO, Zomato and Other Unicorns Come Together To Fight Online Fraud

In the face of increasing online frauds leading to financial losses, Indian tech giants have decided to come together to address the issue and save customers from such cybercrimes. A TOI report, citing people aware of the development, said that the companies who have taken cognizance of the issue are MakeMyTrip, OYO, Paytm, Swiggy, Zomato, and Uber. Last week, the companies together met the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) representatives and made a joint representation on the issue. The presentation also addressed the plan on how to curb these online frauds, which are reportedly engineered via fake toll-free numbers and serial bank account generators. These companies also shared a database of about 4,000 SIM card numbers and 350-400 bank account numbers with the RBI, State Bank of India (SBI) and the telecom companies. The tech giants have also reached out to Google about how its search engine is used by cybercriminals to make their fake toll-free numbers appear on top of search results.

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Do's and don'ts while looking for a life partner online

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 6:36 PM

Do's and don'ts while looking for a life partner online

Do's and don'ts while looking for a life partner online Searching for a life partner with ...

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Beware of fraud LPG servicemen who come for safety checks

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 11:27 PM

Beware of fraud LPG servicemen who come for safety checks

Beware of fraud LPG servicemen who come for safety checks Many Indian households prefer LPG (liqu ...

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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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Goldman Sachs VP, ex-staffer held for siphoning off Rs 38.40 crore

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 10:32 AM

Goldman Sachs VP, ex-staffer held for siphoning off Rs 38.40 crore

A 36-year-old Vice President of global investment bank Goldman Sachs, Ashwani Jhunjhunwala along with another former employee Vedanth Rungta have been arrested after being accused of siphoning off $ 5.4 million (approx. Rs 38.40 crore) through fraudulent transactions, according to the Bengaluru police. The main suspect Jhunjhunwala, who has been working with the company as VP – Foreign Exchange and Equity Settlements, for the past four years, is accused of committing the fraud after incurring losses of more than Rs 50 lakh in online poker and was believed to have been aided in the fraud by the former employee Rungta.

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Swiggy Go: Woman loses Rs 95K by calling fake helpline number

Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 2:51 PM

Swiggy Go: Woman loses Rs 95K by calling fake helpline number

Swiggy Go: Woman loses Rs 95K by calling fake helpline number A few days back a food delivery pl ...

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How to report a phone scammer?

Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 12:10 AM

How to report a phone scammer?

Phone scammer With an increase in the number of people using smartphones; phone scams are very common these days and a lot of people have lost lakh ...

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ATMs might soon place 6-12 hour gap between cash withdrawals: Report

Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 3:38 PM

ATMs might soon place 6-12 hour gap between cash withdrawals: Report

The Delhi State-Level Bankers' Committee (SLBC) has suggested keeping a window of 6-12 hours between cash withdrawals to prevent frauds, according to a report by The Times of India. "A lot of these frauds happen at night, from around midnight to early morning. A bar on transactions for a certain period can help," said Mukesh Kumar Jain, the CEO of Oriental Bank of Commerce and the Delhi SLBC convener, told the publication. One-time password (OTPs) for cash withdrawals, similar to the kind used for card transactions online, are also being considered, Jain told The Times of India. Another measure being evaluated is a centralized monitoring system with a two-way communications system, the report said.

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Man held for posing as WHO official, cheating people

Monday, August 26, 2019, 12:33 PM

Man held for posing as WHO official, cheating people

The Mangaluru police have arrested a man who allegedly cheated several people by posing as a top WHO official, and his driver. Basit Shah alias Shaukat Ahmed Lone (30) and his driver Baljinder Singh (48) were held on Saturday. During questioning, Basit Shah said he had been posing as WHO director and cheating people in many states. Shah initially claimed that he belonged to Mumbai. However, police enquiries revealed that he was using a fake name and that he belonged to Kashmir and his original name was Shaukat Ahmed Lone. The Commissioner said the accused ran a matrimonial site and cheated and exploited many women from Goa, Mumbai, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Jharkhand and other states besides Karnataka.

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