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At least 30 lakh Indian bank accounts beneficiary of Chinese online gaming fraud

The multi-crore online gaming fraud which was busted last month

15 Sep 2020 2:20 PM

Common criminals now corona criminals: Fraudsters go online, preying on Europe's virus fears

Police around the world seized 34,000 counterfeit surgical masks in one major operation targeting so-called "corona criminals" this month

28 Mar 2020 4:55 PM

This new security algorithm helps improve checks against online fraud

WhatsApp is one of the applications that uses such an algorithm

04 Mar 2020 3:45 PM

New Delhi: Air force officer duped of Rs 75,000 online, registers FIR

The case was taken into cognizance and an investigation is being carried out by the police in this regard.

23 Jul 2019 5:30 PM

Housewife duped of Rs 19.15L by foreigner

In spite of her refusal, the accused told her that he was sending her a parcel, the official said.

28 Nov 2018 1:54 AM


Top German diplomat's email ID forged for fake car sale in Kolkata

The matter came to light after Dr Michael Feiner, Consul General of German Consulate in Kolkata lodged a police complaint. 

18 Nov 2018 7:54 PM

Cyber crook cons woman of Rs 1.6L

The 32-year-old woman met the fraudster on a popular matrimonial website.

12 Oct 2018 2:40 AM

Techie duped by fake job offer on web

He neither got a job, nor a refund of the amount as the caller became unreachable.

19 Sep 2018 1:11 AM

Facebook ‘friend’ cons woman of Rs 8.61 lakh

After consultations with her FB friend, the complainant paid Rs 8.20 lakh to different bank accounts.

27 Aug 2018 1:27 AM

India among top 3 countries most targeted for phishing: report

As per the report, consumer transactions and fraud continue to grow in the mobile channel.

25 May 2018 3:27 PM


India 4th in online fraud, digital adoption still high

Out of the three sectors, Indian retail merchants experienced high fraud rates of as much as 5 per cent of total Gross Merchandise Value.

23 Nov 2017 2:59 AM

A good move by RBI

Customers can breathe easy over being hit by embezzlement of accounts by cyberthieves who hack into banks or use cloning tricks to cause havoc.

08 Jul 2017 5:35 AM

Bengaluru: Woman shops from Amazon, returns look-alike items; held for duping

The accused, an engineering graduate, allegedly duped e-commerce giant Amazon India to the tune of Rs 69.71 lakh.

11 May 2017 11:56 AM

Online fraud: Noida man dupes 7 lakh people of Rs 3,700 crore

The men promised would-be subscribers a chance to earn Rs 5 each time they clicked or liked web links sent to their mobile phones.

04 Feb 2017 10:07 AM