22 lakhs from a 28-year-old woman working as a software engineer in Bengaluru, who he met through marriage as an anesthetist in a leading UK hospital. The company emptied the pocket of Rs 45 thousand by tricking a student in the Telegram app that he would get thousands of rupees for completing a small task.
- Waking up to online predators..the damage is endless if not alert
New Delhi, May 26: A 28-year-old woman working as a software engineer in Bengaluru was extorted Rs 22 lakh by a man, claiming to be working as an anesthetist in a leading UK hospital. met through marriage. The company emptied the pocket of Rs 45 thousand by tricking a student in the Telegram app that he would get thousands of rupees for completing a small task. Just like that, not one, not two.. the series of online scammers continues unabated. Online fraudsters are especially targeting Indian citizens and picking at their pockets. Victims complain that they have recently been receiving calls from numbers starting with +251 (Ethiopia), +60 (Malaysia), +62 (Indonesia), +254 (Kenya), +84 (Vietnam). There are thousands of people who were cheated and did not complain. Significantly, there are more educated people among those who fall for this kind of hoax.
There are many ways to cast a trap
Online job, part time job, gift, lottery, task, KYC, account update, investment in share market, high interest for short term, investment idea, matrimony website, youtube video likes etc are continuously cheating citizens. WhatsApp said that they have been receiving several complaints that they have been duped and have lost lakhs due to messages from strangers. It says that we are focusing on such numbers and accounts. It advised customers to be vigilant in this regard and block and report scam calls immediately. It is being said that the feature to block such calls has already been included in WhatsApp.
greed is the reason
If a man does not give up his greed, he will continue to be a victim of such deception. Why do strangers give us gifts worth lakhs of rupees? How can our investment quadruple in one month? How can we get thousands of rupees for liking the video, why the ticket which we did not buy is won in lottery? If you consider such things with a little understanding, then many people can be freed from the clutches of scammers.
follow these precautions
International and national calls from unknown numbers will not be answered. Under no circumstances should you be tempted by people who offer you gifts, jobs or part-time jobs. Do not share your personal and financial information with them. Do not click any link or attachment from unknown people. Don’t download them. Don’t give money to anyone in the name of task, lottery, deposit. If you have been duped by scammers, report it to Cybercrime immediately. The sooner you report, the better the outcome.