New Delhi: The incidence of online fraud is on the rise. The criminal is looking for different ways to cheat. Now a 64-year-old actress from Mumbai working in Marathi films KYC Fraud Has been exposed for fraud under the name of. According to reports, he was robbed of Rs 1.48 lakh through a text message. In this message, they were asked for private information to update KYC details. The actress was also asked to download an app for this. After that, Rs 1.48 lakh was withdrawn from the woman’s account.
According to reports, the actress told police that a text message was received on her husband’s mobile number. The message was sent in the name of Airtel and asked to update the KYC details. He was also sent a mobile number in the message stating that the KYC process would be completed through the same number. Otherwise the number will be blocked. When the actress called the number, the cyber criminal said she was an Airtel employee. Besides Quick Support Named app was also asked to download. This app allows others to access your phone. He then asked the actress to send Rs. 10 as KYC fee. As soon as the actress entered the account information for the online transaction, the cyber thieves got this information. After the suspicion, she also went to the Airtel store. After this, while inquiring in the bank, it was found that the cyber criminals had withdrawn Rs 1.48 lakh using his credit card.
Keep these things in mind to avoid KYC fraud
- Although the KYC process is digital, no company asks its customers to download a third party app for it.
- Consumers are deceived under the guise of attractive gifts, offers. So stay away from such offers.
- Do not share bank details, credit or debit card details, UPI PIN and OTP with anyone.
- Also, Online fraud If so, report it immediately and inform the bank.
- Complaints can also be made through the portal cybercrime.gov.in.