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Four arrested in Madhya Pradesh for developing fake IDs to get SIMs for online fraudsters

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 10:30 AM IST
The SIM cards were sold to fraudsters in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bihar for up to Rs 5,000.
Manpreet Singh (third from left) has been arrested in Ludhiana for posing as a food supplies official and demanding money from shopkeepers.(HT Photo)
Manpreet Singh (third from left) has been arrested in Ludhiana for posing as a food supplies official and demanding money from shopkeepers.(HT Photo)

Fraudster posing as food supplies officer lands in police net

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 01:04 AM IST
Demanded Rs 5,000 from those who did not want food samples collected from their shops to be tested for adulteration and left the spot when asked for identity proof.
There has been a spike in fraud cases after online liquor sale was allowed from May 22 because of the prevailing lockdown restrictions in Mumbai, one of the Covid-19 worst-hit cities in the world.(ANI)
There has been a spike in fraud cases after online liquor sale was allowed from May 22 because of the prevailing lockdown restrictions in Mumbai, one of the Covid-19 worst-hit cities in the world.(ANI)

Mumbai Police says use COD for buying liquor, lists 73 bogus numbers of fraudsters

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Jayprakash S Naidu
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2020 06:14 PM IST
The police authorities also urged consumers to only opt for the cash on delivery (CoD) option and not to make any payment online until the liquor is home delivered.
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Chandigarh woman loses 14,000 to fraudster

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2020 12:56 AM IST
In similar online frauds, a Manimajra man was duped of Rs 1.5 lakh, while a Sector 47 resident lost Rs 20,000 to a trickster
Cyber-fraudsters pose as executives of e-wallet company, Paytm, and scam users of their money.
Cyber-fraudsters pose as executives of e-wallet company, Paytm, and scam users of their money.

Fraudsters pose as e-wallet executives, send KYC texts to dupe customers

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Jayprakash S Naidu, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 10:59 AM IST
According to the police, fraudsters send messages purported to be from Paytm, informing users that their e-wallet accounts will be suspended as their KYC (know your customer) details have not been updated.
hen a Matunga resident contacted him, Khan posed as a CISF officer and even sent him fake images in uniform to gain trust.
hen a Matunga resident contacted him, Khan posed as a CISF officer and even sent him fake images in uniform to gain trust.

Fraudster poses as CISF officer, dupes man of Rs 6L, held in Rajasthan

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2019 05:27 AM IST
The accused, Asif Khan, posted a fraudulent advertisement on an online shopping website, stating that he wants to sell a four-wheeler, in June
Last Wednesday, Colaba police had detained Emrah Igdi, 33, and Abdul Halik Yurgan, 42, from a hotel following a request from Assam Police. A laptop had also been seized.(HT image)
Last Wednesday, Colaba police had detained Emrah Igdi, 33, and Abdul Halik Yurgan, 42, from a hotel following a request from Assam Police. A laptop had also been seized.(HT image)

Turkish fraudsters withdrew Rs 16 lakh using cloned cards

Mumbai | By Vijay Kumar Yadav
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 01:46 AM IST
The two are part of a card cloning gang and their two associates had already escaped to Istanbul, Assam police officers have said.
A Gurugram based private power transmission company was allegedly duped of ₹7.8 lakh.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A Gurugram based private power transmission company was allegedly duped of ₹7.8 lakh.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Gurugram company receives fake email, transfers over 7L to fraudster

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 21, 2019 02:54 AM IST
The fraudster who asked for a transfer of the amount via an email address similar to that of the director of the company, the police said.
A Sector 45 resident filed a police complaint alleging that she was duped of Rs1.1 lakh by a fraudster, claiming to work for the call centre of a private airline.
A Sector 45 resident filed a police complaint alleging that she was duped of Rs1.1 lakh by a fraudster, claiming to work for the call centre of a private airline.

Woman duped of Rs1 lakh by fraudster at airline helpline

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 09:17 AM IST
Police said the number she sourced online was posted by a conman, who allegedly took the ATM PIN and OTP details from the woman over the phone.
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