Online fraud: Man cheated of Rs. 50,000

Online fraud: Man cheated of Rs. 50,000

June 21, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: A stranger, who finalised a house for rent online, has allegedly cheated the house owner by transferring Rs. 50,000 from the latter’s bank account to his account.

K.J. Chikkegowda, aged 66 years, of Janata Nagar, who has lodged a complaint at Cyber, Economics and Narcotics (CEN) Crime Police Station has stated that “I had advertised on OLX about my house available for rent. A person who saw the advertisement contacted me over phone and asked to show the house on WhatsApp. He evinced interest in the house and also assured to pay the advance amount. However, it came to know later that he had transferred Rs. 50,000 from my bank account.”


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