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Online frauds: Four including MLC’s son lose Rs. 35.30 lakh
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Online frauds: Four including MLC’s son lose Rs. 35.30 lakh

August 6, 2023

Cases of fake customer care number, OTP sharing, part time jobs, quick money, online tasks  Mysore/Mysuru: In separate incidents, MLC A.H. Vishwanath’s son, Amith Devarahatti, along with three others, fell victim to online fraudsters, resulting in a total loss of Rs. 35,30,789. In the first case, on July 28 morning, Amith attempted to withdraw cash…

Woman loses Rs. 6.9 lakh to online fraud
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Woman loses Rs. 6.9 lakh to online fraud

July 30, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: A woman was cheated of Rs. 6.9 lakh under the pretext of paying towards the likes for YouTube videos and a case has been registered in this regard at Cyber, Economic and Narcotics (CEN) Crime Police Station in the city. The victim, wife of Sumanth of Hebbal 2nd Stage in the city, received a…

Online fraud: Two senior citizens cheated of Rs. 8.99 lakh
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Online fraud: Two senior citizens cheated of Rs. 8.99 lakh

July 27, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: In separate cases, two women senior citizens have been cheated to the tune of Rs. 8,99,700 by online fraudsters. In the first case, a 60-year-old woman, who was sent a link to pay her electricity bill, has been cheated of Rs. 5 lakh by the fraudsters. The woman, who was cheated, is V. Usha…

Part-time job scam: Two men from city lose Rs. 6.27 lakh
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Part-time job scam: Two men from city lose Rs. 6.27 lakh

June 18, 2023

Scammers lure another man to invest in gold trading and siphon off Rs. 22.96 lakh Mysore/Mysuru: The online task scam or part-time job scam is spreading and many people in the city and nearby areas have reported losing money after falling for a part-time job offer, they received online. The scammers are contacting people through…

CEN cops return 15 cell phones to owners
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CEN cops return 15 cell phones to owners

April 1, 2023

Newly introduced CEIR of DoT used to track stolen devices Mysore/Mysuru: Making optimum use of newly incorporated Central Equipment Identity Register (CEIR) software of Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Cyber, Economics and Narcotics (CEN) Crime Police of the city have recovered 15 mobile phones worth about Rs. 3 lakh, stolen in various cases recently. City Police…

Anatomy of online bank fraud
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Anatomy of online bank fraud

March 15, 2023

By B.N. Pramodh In recent years, we have seen a lot of cases being reported for online bank fraud. According to NCRB (National Crime Records Bureau), there’s a decline in online bank fraud in India, with reported cases dropping from 160 crore in 2020-21 to 128 crore in 2021-22, but it is important to note…

Online fraud: Three duped of Rs. 96,837
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Online fraud: Three duped of Rs. 96,837

March 14, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Three persons including two students have been duped of Rs. 61,837 by online fraudsters. While the students were cheated after luring them into investing by promising high profits, another person was cheated on the pretext of getting his PAN card updated. The students, who have been duped are 23-year-old P. Ganesh of Vijayanagar 3rd…

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