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Beware! Fraudsters can cheat you in the name of Coronavirus

Monday, March 9, 2020, 5:52 PM

Beware! Fraudsters can cheat you in the name of Coronavirus

Beware! Fraudsters can cheat you in the name of Coronavirus Coronavirus has created panic among t ...

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An elderly man lost Rs 11.22 Lakh to online fraud

Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 9:59 AM

An elderly man lost Rs 11.22 Lakh to online fraud

An elderly person from Pune wanted to transfer money. He was not able to do it and the UPI application showed the server down message. As he was not able to transfer the money he thought of calling the helpline number of the UPI app and searched for the same online. After finding the number, he called up. The person who picked up the call sent him an SMS and asked to download the link in the SMS. After downloading the link, the victim was asked to share the number which was generated. As soon as he shared the number, Rs 11.22 Lakh was deducted from the victim's account in 15 transactions. The victim was made to download the remote access app.

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How to avoid fraud on Google Pay?

Friday, January 31, 2020, 5:51 PM

How to avoid fraud on Google Pay?

How to avoid fraud on Google Pay? Digital wallet platforms and online payment systems like Google Pay have made our life really easy. With the help ...

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Beware! You might lose your money while adopting pets online

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 5:43 PM

Beware! You might lose your money while adopting pets online

Beware! You might lose your money while adopting pets online The advent of technology has changed ...

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Stay safe from request money fraud

Friday, January 3, 2020, 3:50 PM

Stay safe from request money fraud

Stay safe from request money fraud A lot of people believe that fraudsters can steal money from bank accounts; only if they share sensitive details ...

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Pune cyber crime police see spurt in cases of UPI-based payment frauds

Thursday, January 2, 2020, 7:28 PM

Pune cyber crime police see spurt in cases of UPI-based payment frauds

The cybercrime police of Pune have seen a spurt in the number of cases involving homegrown method of Unified Payment Interface (UPI)-based payments in the city. While there are multiple ways deployed to dupe gullible users, the problem arises especially with platforms that provide an option to generate payment requests. UPI-based payment options Google Pay and PhonePe are extremely popular in the country. The facility of generating payment requests on a few UPI platforms is being used by fraudsters to cheat victims, say officials of the Pune city cyber police. In four cases, one of the above-mentioned two UPI-based payment options, was used as a mode of committing fraud after convincing the victim to download the application for smoother transactions. In all four cases, the victims had registered a household item for sale on an e-commerce platform.

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Guidelines issued by Google Pay to avoid UPI frauds

Friday, December 27, 2019, 9:45 AM

Guidelines issued by Google Pay to avoid UPI frauds

Guidelines issued by Google Pay to avoid UPI frauds Google has made online payments a lot easier ...

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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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ICICI bank issues UPI warning for its Customers

Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 5:30 PM

ICICI bank issues UPI warning for its Customers

ICICI bank issues UPI warning for its Customers Unified payments interface which is popularly called UPI; is a very convenient method of payment la ...

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Buying beer online can be risky: Woman loses Rs 87,000

Thursday, August 29, 2019, 5:59 PM

Buying beer online can be risky: Woman loses Rs 87,000

Buying beer online can be risky: Woman loses Rs 87,000 Today, most people prefer doing almost eve ...

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