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Woman duped of Rs 4.83 lakh by cyber fraudster while purchasing laptop online

UncategorizedWoman duped of Rs 4.83 lakh by cyber fraudster while purchasing laptop online

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Bhopal: In an incident of on-line fraud, a 56-year-old girl was duped of Rs 4.83 lakh by cyber fraudster in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal. The cyber criminal tricked her when she was buying a laptop computer on-line. A grievance was lodged by the lady.

The complainant, Manjusha Sinha, is a resident of Kotra Sultanabad. She is reportedly posted within the accounting division at BMHRC. The incident occurred in November final 12 months when she needed to purchase a laptop computer for her daughter.

In accordance with a report revealed in The Times of India, the lady got here throughout a purchasing web site that was providing a free premium smartphone on the acquisition of a laptop computer. She referred to as on the quantity talked about within the provide.

The person who picked up the decision launched himself as the chief of the web site. He advised Manjusha that she would get a smartphone free on the acquisition of a laptop computer value Rs 50,000.

As per the report, the accused requested the lady to pay Rs 599 as a registration price for claiming the provide. As soon as the lady paid the quantity, Rs 4.83 lakh acquired debited from her account in a number of transactions. Nonetheless, when the complainant requested for a refund, the accused requested her to pay extra money.

A complete of Rs 4.83 lakh was siphoned off from Manjusha’s account in 15 transactions. She didn’t get her a refund and nor any laptop computer was delivered to her. Upon realising that she was being duped, the lady approached the police and filed a grievance.

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