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40-Yr-old man duped of Rs 1.95 lakh by cyber fraudster while trying courier parcel

Uncategorized40-Yr-old man duped of Rs 1.95 lakh by cyber fraudster while trying courier parcel

pA Mumbai resident duped of Rs 1.95 lakh by cyber fraudster. (Representational picture)p

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Mumbai: In an incident of on-line fraud, a Mumbai resident was duped of almost Rs two lakh by a cyber fraudster. The 40-year-old sufferer, Nitin Oriya, was cheated by the cyber criminal when he was attempting to ship a parcel. The sufferer is a resident of Mumbai’s Borivali (east) space. The incident happened in February this 12 months and the case was registered on Friday.
Oriya looked for courier service on the web and known as on the primary quantity he discovered, reported The Indian Express. The one that obtained the sufferer’s name despatched a hyperlink on his cell phone and requested him to fill in his particulars.

In response to the experiences, the accused requested Oriya to make a fee of Rs 5 for affirmation. The fraudster informed the sufferer that he didn’t obtain the fee and requested him to pay Rs 5 to the supply agent who would come to choose up the parcel.

Nonetheless, between February 21 and 22, Rs 1.95 acquired deducted from Oriya’s account in a number of transactions. As per the sufferer, he obtained the message that Rs 95,000 acquired debited from his account on February 21 and on the subsequent day 45,000, Rs 50,000 and Rs 5,000 have been deducted from his account.

Upon realising that he was being duped, Oriya approached the police and lodged a grievance. On the idea of his grievance, the Dadar police registered a case on Friday below part 420 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and sections 66C and 66D of the Info Know-how Act. An in depth investigation has been launched into the matter.

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