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Engineer loses Rs. 90 lakh to fake trading app scam
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Engineer loses Rs. 90 lakh to fake trading app scam

May 13, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: In a concerning trend, cybercriminals are increasingly targeting not only the less educated but also highly educated individuals, exploiting new tactics to lure victims with promises of high investment returns, enticing offers in online trading and cryptocurrency ventures. In the latest case of cyber fraud, an engineer hailing from Mysuru city fell victim to…

Doctor cheated of Rs. 1.56 lakh
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Doctor cheated of Rs. 1.56 lakh

March 24, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Online fraudster has cheated a city doctor of Rs. 1.56 lakh in the guise of getting him a loan from Bank. The victim is 55-year-old Kukke Subramanya, a resident of Madhuvana Layout in Srirampura. The fraudster, who called Subramanya from Mob: 90351-37366, introduced himself as an employee of a private Bank and told Subramanya…

Woman loses Rs. 87 lakh to online trading fraud
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Woman loses Rs. 87 lakh to online trading fraud

January 19, 2024

Two more youths from city cheated of Rs. 32.43 lakh promising part-time jobs Mysore/Mysuru: The online task scam, part-time job scam or online trading scam is spreading and many people in the city and nearby areas have reported losing money after falling for such offers, they received online. The scammers are contacting people through various…

8 online frauds; Rs. 53 lakh lost
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8 online frauds; Rs. 53 lakh lost

January 14, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: In a sequence of separate incidents, 8 individuals have fallen prey to online fraud, collectively losing a substantial amount totalling Rs. 53,47,609 in the city. In the first case, S. Karan, a 21-year-old student residing in J.T.K. Layout, Kuvempunagar, was enticed by online miscreants through Telegram App. They convinced him to invest Rs. 3.54…

Miscreants in the guise of Mumbai Police cheat research girl student
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Miscreants in the guise of Mumbai Police cheat research girl student

January 5, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Miscreants, in the guise of Mumbai Police, have cheated a research student of Rs. 98,887 in city. The girl student, who was cheated is V. Arpitha, a resident of Siddarthanagar here. The miscreants, who called Arpitha on her phone from Mob: 77139-21767, introduced themselves as Mumbai Police, told her that a parcel in her…

Online Fraud: Two cheated of Rs. 31.71 lakh in city
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Online Fraud: Two cheated of Rs. 31.71 lakh in city

January 3, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: In separate cases, two persons have been cheated to the tune of Rs. 31,71,000 by online fraudsters in city. In the first case, 43-year-old B.L. Raghavendra, a resident of J.P. Nagar, received a part time job offer on a Telegram group, which promised commission for completing travel package booking tasks. When Raghavendra completed the…

Online fraud: Two lose lakhs of rupees
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Online fraud: Two lose lakhs of rupees

December 17, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Two persons including a home-maker in the city have lost several lakhs of rupees for the lure of making a windfall online. M. Bharath, aged 30 and resident of Basaveshwara Road, KR Mohalla got a call on his cell phone from 75068-48271. The caller told Bharath about the task and follow Instagram accounts of…

Three cheated of over Rs. 62 lakh by online fraudsters
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Three cheated of over Rs. 62 lakh by online fraudsters

December 8, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: In separate cases, online fraudsters have cheated three persons to the tune of Rs. 62,96,170. In the first case, 49-year-old Manjula, a resident of Ramakrishna Nagar, received a message from Mobile No. 95171-94389, which offered high commission for giving good rating to Google Map. The fraudsters to make her believe deposited Rs. 150 to…

Online fraud: Three cheated of over Rs. 7 lakh in city
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Online fraud: Three cheated of over Rs. 7 lakh in city

November 23, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: In separate cases, online fraudsters have cheated three Mysureans of over Rs. 7 lakh after promising them part-time jobs with a lucrative commission. In the first case, online fraudsters, who contacted 24-year-old Ume Saniya on her WhatsApp from mobile number 97942-13963, lured her by offering a good commission for liking reels and got Rs….

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