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Precaution! Kaun Banega Crorepati scam running on WhatsApp

Due to the popularity of WhatsApp, it also keeps an eye on scammers. New scams keep happening on WhatsApp. Now a Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) scam is going on on WhatsApp. Let us tell you that Kaun Banega Crorepati is a popular quiz show. It is hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. 

Scammers try to siphon money from your bank account through KBC scam. For this , a message is sent to the user on WhatsApp . In this it is said that his registered number has been selected for KBC Sim Card Lucky Draw Competition 2021.

To get the cash reward, the user has to click on a link. It is said in the message that they will be connected directly to KBC Office by this link. A similar scam had come to the fore earlier this year as well, which the authorities had called wrong.

Now the Cyber ​​Crime Unit of Delhi Police has told about this in details through a blog post. The latest WhatsApp message is slightly different from the popular message in September and November. 

WhatsApp

It is written in the message – Hello, I am Vijay Kumar from Kaun Banega Crorepati Mumbai. Congratulations, your WhatsApp number has been selected in KBC Sim Card Lucky Draw Competition 2021. You have won 25,00,000 Lakh KBC Cash Prize. 

It is further written in the message that your WAHTSAPP number has become the winner in KBC All India Sim Card Lucky Draw Competition. 25,000,00 lakh of KBC cash prize. Please contact KBC Office on WhatsApp. After this a link is given on which the user has to click.

WhatsApp

The name and lottery number of KBC Manger is written in its message. According to the cyber cell, most of the numbers in the incidents of such cybercrime are from Pakistan (+92). Whereas in this case the message had come from India.

WhatsApp

When Victims contact scammers by clicking on the link found in the message, they tell wrong rules and ask to deposit money in many bank accounts. Along with this, he also keeps increasing the amount of the prize and keeps demanding money from the victim.

Lastly, scammers change their phone number. Victims deposit thousands of rupees in the account of scammers by then. If you also get this kind of message then ignore it.

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