Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 12:21 PM
Tips to save yourself from OTP Fraud OTP fraud is one of the common frauds to which a lot of people have lost lakhs of rupees. The main reason why ...
Friday, January 3, 2020, 1:33 PM
Six people in Maharashtra's Thane city have been duped of Rs 5.04 lakh allegedly from persons posing as Paytm employees. One of the complainants told the police that on December 29, he got a call from a person, who claimed to be from the Paytm team and asked him to update his KYC. The caller asked the complainant to download the 'Quick Support' app on his mobile phone and make a payment of Rs 10 on it for updating the KYC. He also asked the complainant to share his Aadhaar and PAN numbers, which the victim did. The complainant then got several messages over the next two days of withdrawals collectively worth Rs 1.2 lakh from his bank account in the denominations of Rs 9,999, Rs 4,999 and Rs 2,999. The six victims were allegedly duped of Rs 5.04 lakh by fraudsters using similar modus operandi.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 12:40 PM
An 84-year-old man from was cheated of Rs 17 lakh by fraudsters after collecting his user id and password, on the pretext of verifying his KYC details. The victim got a call from a person who claimed as an official from the bank. The person on the call asked the victim to reveal his bank details to update his KYC information. First, he refused saying he would personally go to the bank and do it. But, the caller told that this is a special service introduced to help elderly people. While the fraudster was still on the call the victim received 2 OTP's which he shared with the caller. The call nearly lasted for 90 minutes. The next day when he checked his bank account he got to know that Rs 17 lakh was deducted.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 12:40 PM
Beware: Do not lose your money to this KYC scam We all hear the word KYC while opening a bank account, buying life insurance or while investing in ...
Thursday, August 29, 2019, 3:18 AM
Paytm warns users against KYC fraud Paytm is India's largest mobile wallet company and offers various services like mobile recharge, bill payme ...