Online fraud: Rs. 3.23 lakh siphoned off from senior citizen’s bank accounts

Online fraud: Rs. 3.23 lakh siphoned off from senior citizen’s bank accounts

April 13, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Online fraudsters, who had sent a message to a senior citizen to upload Know Your Customer (KYC) form, have illegally withdrawn Rs. 3.23 lakh from the senior citizen’s Bank accounts. The senior citizen, who has been cheated is 83-year-old T.R. Doreswamy, a resident of Kuvempunagar.

Doreswamy received a message on his mobile phone from Mobile Number: 99018-43278 which asked him to provide his details for the KYC to be uploaded. Doreswamy, then called the mobile number from which he had received the message and gave his details. Within minutes, a total of Rs. 3.23 lakh was withdrawn from his three Bank accounts.

A case has been registered at City’s CEN Police Station.  


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