CYBER FRAUDSTERS TARGET DONORS TO BLACKMAIL WOMEN IN HYDERABAD.
BY AARUSHI AGARWAL:-
HYDERABAD: A businessman who wanted to deposit Rs 10,000 in PM Cares fund lost Rs 99,000 to a fraudster. On Thursday 16th April 2020, businessman Venugopal approached cybercrime sleuths stating that on Wednesday he tried to transfer Rs 10,000 from his bank account to the PM cares fund but the transaction did not go through and the complainant searched the internet for PM’s relief fund contact number. He dialed a number that were given by some fraudsters and they siphoned Rs 99,000 from his bank accounts after collecting details of his account.
In another incident, a retired employee from Golconda went to the police saying that the fraudsters contacted his 24 year old daughter residing at Mehdipatnam and after gathering details of her bank account, they opened SBI Yono account and then internet banking account using the details provided by her, the fraudster siphoned off Rs 5 lakh from her bank account in six days starting from April
A lady doctor approached to the police saying that a person is claiming to have hacked into her e-mail account and had recorder by remotely turning on her laptop camera demanded $1,900 through bitcoins.