Mysore/Mysuru: A Professor has lost a total of Rs. 82,792 to online fraudster. The Professor, who lost his money, is Prof. P.V. Nagaraja, residing in Jaladarshini New Guest House in city.
Initially, Rs. 1,772 was deducted from the Professor’s Bank account and on enquiry, the Professor came to know that the amounted was deducted by an insurance company. The Professor then went to the insurance office and lodged a complaint. He was told to visit the insurance office in Saraswathipuram or collect the phone number there and inform the officials concerned.
Prof. Nagaraju, who searched for the phone numbers online, got Mob: 88090-47878 and called the number. Later, Prof. Nagaraju got a call from Mob: 70421-99646 and the caller got Rs. 81,020 transferred from the Professor. In all, a total of Rs. 82,792 was transferred from the Professor’s Bank account.
As the Professor did not receive his money back, he has lodged a complaint at city’s CEN Police Station.